Category Archives for in which celebraties comment on current events

August 29, 2008

Former teen idol Leif Garrett comments on Oprah Winfrey’s tireless support for Barack Obama

TweetGarrett: “This might have nothing to do with the question, I admit, but — from my perspective — I’d explain it this way: if a building were on fire, and it came down to my having to save either, say, … Continue reading

29. August 2008 by Jeff G.

August 11, 2008

Shannon Elizabeth comments on John Edwards’ affair and its potential fallout for the Democratic convention and Dem delegates

TweetElizabeth: “I met John-John when he was still as Senator, but to be honest, I was so high on X that all I recall from the evening was his inviting me over to ‘the other America,’ where, if memory serves, … Continue reading

11. August 2008 by Jeff G.

June 9, 2008

Peter Fonda comments on folk legend Bob Dylan’s tepid “endorsement” of Barack Obama

TweetFonda: “One time, Hopper and I were scouting locations in Yuma, and this young, sundrenched chick in a tattered Hopi poncho shuffles up to us and is like, ‘hey, man. Can you maybe spare some change?’ “– And Hopper, without … Continue reading

09. June 2008 by Jeff G.

April 27, 2008

Shannon Elizabeth comments on "white privilege" as it obtains in feminist circles

TweetElizabeth: “One time, while explaining to Marlon Wayans and Method Man why it wasn’t cool for them to pin me down and smear my breasts with Coconut milk and Aveeno, I had what we sisters like to call an epiphany … Continue reading

27. April 2008 by Jeff G.

February 25, 2008

Shannon Elizabeth comments on Captain Ed’s decision to shut down Captain’s Quarters in favor of a spot on Michelle Malkin’s Hot Air

TweetElizabeth: “I don’t have the foggiest idea who this Captain Ed guy is, to be honest — but if he owns a really nice boat and can score us some X, I’d be willing to give him a shot. ” … Continue reading

25. February 2008 by Jeff G.

September 25, 2007

Peter Fonda comments on President Ahmanihoweveritsspelled's visit to Columbia University

TweetFonda: “There was a time in the late 60s when Morningside Heights was like, a total hotbed of political activity — a place where the Black Power movement met up with cultural aestheticians, avant garde artists, young intellectuals, and far … Continue reading

25. September 2007 by Jeff G.

August 30, 2007

Former teen idol Leif Garrett comments on the WaPo story touting an unnamed official’s leaking of a “strikingly negative” draft progress report on the surge strategy

TweetGarrett: “I once had an unsourced leak myself, but a doctor at the clinic on Sunset was able to treat it with an aggressive regimen of hot compresses and ciprofloxacin. “It wasn’t until much later that I found out who … Continue reading

30. August 2007 by Jeff G.

August 3, 2007

Former teen idol Leif Garrett comments on the University of Cardiff study showing that women in their 40s are more likely to binge drink than their younger counterparts

TweetGarrett: “Well, I guess I could speculate about why this might be — depression over aging, the pressures of work, loneliness — but, hell, why bother, man? “Bottom line? That’s just more late night tail for me. And what makes … Continue reading

03. August 2007 by Jeff G.

June 27, 2007

Shannon Elizabeth comments on Michael Moore's controversial new documentary on the state of health care, Sicko

TweetElizabeth: “Actually, I haven’t seen it yet — though for the record, I can’t see myself disliking a movie that demands the government foot the bill for those insanely expensive henna infusion treatments I use to keep my nipples shiny … Continue reading

27. June 2007 by Jeff G.

June 20, 2007

Former teen idol Leif Garrett comments on the deepening of the Rosie O'Donnell / Elisabeth Hasselback falling out

TweetGarrett: “It’s unfortunate, but in this business — the entertainment business, I mean, not drug rehab — these kinds of messy divorces happen sometimes. To give you just one example, Susanna Hoffs, whom I once considered a good friend, still … Continue reading

20. June 2007 by Jeff G.

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