Thought for the day

"I contend that for a nation to try and tax itself into prosperity, is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle." -- Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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Kanye West went off on Jared Kushner and his brother Josh during his interview with Tucker Carlson on Thursday and said they only arraigned the Abraham Accords "peace treaties" with Israel "to make money." 

"All these things with Israel ... I just think it was to make money," West told Carlson. "Is that too heavy-handed to put in this platform?"

Meanwhile in Hollyweird…

Hollywood producer and former ‘Scrubs’ writer Eric Weinberg on Tuesday was arrested on sex assault charges.

Multiple women accused Weinberg of sexual misconduct going back decades.

Weinberg has been on law enforcement’s radar for years but the DA previously refused to bring charges.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Weinberg’s sex misconduct goes back decades and also involved minors.

You can’t make this stuff up.

Just when you thought Disney had reached the bottom, the company announced it was airing FX’s show “Little Demon”, about a woman impregnated by Satan and her antichrist daughter. 

'Straight people just didn't show up': Bros creator Billy Eichner blasts 'homophobic weirdos' after his gay romcom disappoints with just $4.8m at box office despite rave reviews and $22m budget MikeRivero Mon, 10/03/2022 - 07:36

Bros writer and actor Billy Eichner took to Twitter on Sunday to reflect on the disappointing performance of his gay romcom at the box office following its opening weekend.

The 44-year-old actor-comedian issued a series of tweets about the film, which is the first LGBTQ romantic comedy given a large release by a major studio.

Despite a $22million production budget and rave reviews, the film took in just $4.8million and landed fourth place at the US box office. 

Hollywood Went All-Out Promoting Gay Film 'Bros' But Gets an Ugly Surprise Opening Weekend MikeRivero Mon, 10/03/2022 - 06:50

The gay romantic comedy “Bros” debuted in movie theaters this weekend with most movie-goers preferring to watch something else.

In its first two nights, beginning Thursday, the movie took in $1.84 million, according to Showbiz411.

With an estimated $2.5 million from Saturday and Sunday, the movie would make less than $5 million for its opening weekend.

Comedian and talk show host Trevor Noah is leaving The Daily Show after seven years at the helm during which the late-night infotainment show's viewership declined dramatically.

Noah, 38, who hails from South Africa, took over the show from former host Jon Stewart in 2015.

He revealed the news to a stunned live audience during yesterday's taping of the show, which runs from Monday-Thursday on Comedy Central. 

September’s box office numbers poured cold water on industry hopes that Hollywood is back in full swing by posting the lowest totals since 1997. It did not help matters that a steady stream of “woke” features poured into North American theaters.

One of the producers of My Son Hunter has reportedly filed an ethics complaint with the State Bar of California against Hunter Biden’s attorney Kevin Morris, alleging the lawyer posed as a documentary filmmaker to infiltrate the movie set in order to spy for his client.