In the year since he was elected president, Donald Trump has suffered an absolutely astonishing amount of setbacks and scandals, yet nothing seems to have landed a critical blow. But there is one incident that might still cause the whole thing to collapse. It was barely perceptible at the time, but as soon as you start tugging at the thread, a huge story starts to unravel. One that’s been sixty years in the making and deals with one of the strangest forces in US politics today: the story of American Media, Inc.
As Savile-esque allegations start pouring in about Donald Trump, it may be tempting to write his campaign off as finally doomed. But as we’ve been saying from the start, if you really want to understand how Trump’s core support works, you need to look carefully at the career of the crack-smoking Mayor, Rob Ford.
The second week of the Hulk Hogan sex tape trial has seen the defendants – New York gossip blog, Gawker – attempt to justify publishing uncensored footage of Hulk Hogan having sex. So what exactly do they have to say for themselves?
Politics, in general, is a deeply unsexy business. Yet it seems our appetite for porn parodies is so great that people are even willing to script, shoot and sell political filth of all stripes. With the presidential primaries now in full thrust, who’s pulling ahead in the smut stakes?
When we first heard that Sarah Palin and her family had been involved in a 20 person brawl at a party in Alaska, we thought her internet-only TV channel was maybe moving into the pay-per-view market. So we signed up for a subscription to see what the hell was going on.