Creators of The Simpsons are quietly purging all scenes of Apu the Kwiki Mart owner. The character is Indian. White actor Hank Azaria provides the voice for Apu and a dozen other characters on the show. ‘The Simpsons’ producer confirms Apu is being written out of show following controversy https://t.co/lKzFCe1wFa pic.twitter.com/s34IUDUtqs— NME (@NME) October 26, 2018 America's current woke sensitivity has revved up another faux crusade. One person complained and suddenly 30 years of scenes are being clipped out of the archives. Instead of allowing the creators to evolve the character, complainants demand that Apu is purged. This is the same sort of media control seen in North Korea and Iran. The Apu firestorm has inspired some clever replies
Nyquist captured the 142nd Kentucky Derby on a splendid day in Louisville. After Nyquist won the Florida Derby, O'Neill opted to send his undefeated horse to Lexington to prep for the Derby instead of flying him back to California. Nyquist had great runs at Keeneland and shipped over to Louisville less than a week before he would capture the roses at the Derby. Now it's on to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes on May 21st. Beauty overwhelms Churchill Downs throughout Derby week. Actress Mira Sorvino told me that she felt "as though I've stepped into a completely elegant era from long ago." Not everyone behaved at Churchill Downs. Drunk teens in preppy clothes tend to lose their minds in the
Cranky old white guys unite! The Donald needs every single one of your GET OFF MY LAWN, sexist, racist, xenophobic, mobility scooterized FIX ME A SAMMICH votes. (cranky old white guys love ALL CAPS to express their disdain) When Fox News commentator Megyn Kelly opened the GOP presidential debate quizzing Trump on his use of harsh language to describe women, Trump responded with venom. He kept slamming Kelly in subsequent interviews as his minions attacked Kelly online. @terrymeiners Bull Shit Meiners !!— Mike Stratton (@bgpirate49) August 7, 2015 Kelly refused Trump's demand for her to apologize, saying would continue to do her job "without fear or favor." The Washington Post FACT CHECKER affirmed that Trump made all of the slurs Kelly referenced.