29 Dec Dan Abrams’ Websites Today
Mediaite has a clip of Rachel Maddow from her show last night, arguing that the reason Newt Gingrich’s surge in the polls was so short lived, and the reason Ron Paul has been unable to gain any real traction, is that FOX News has demonstrably opposed both candidates. Even a hint of disapproval from what Maddow terms “Republican Party TV” can be enough to upset a candidate’s momentum, and she finds this development very troubling. To read the full post, click here.
On Geekosystem today: you never really think about turtles having to figure out how to eat tomatoes, but apparently it doesn’t come easily for some of them! There’s a clip of poor baby tortoise Kevin, who can’t quite figure out how to get close enough to a slice of tomato to get a good bite. Luckily he gets as many chances as he needs. To watch the clip and read the full post, click here.
So — Styleite is here to help you if the question of the day is “just how super-jacked is Marc Jacobs, anyway?” The answer? Super duper jacked. Also, have fun getting reacquainted with the designer’s many tattoos! To read the full post and see photos of Jacobs’ recent beach vacation, click here.
Sportsgrid covers a Twitter meltdown from Nascar heartthrob Kasey Kahne, who flipped out when he saw a mom breastfeeding her young child in a grocery store. In a grocery store! The last place where anyone needs to be reminded that babies also need food in order to live, I guess! Kahne Tweeted his displeasure, and then called one of his female followers a “dumb b*tch.” As you do. To read the full post, click here.
Oooh jeez: Gossip Cop reports that only a few weeks after announcing her divorce from her husband of 11 years, Debra Messing may be dating her “Smash” costar Will Chase. Man! We hardly had any time to mourn! To read the full post, click here.
The Mary Sue covers the controversy over DC Comics’ decision to release a Watchmen prequel, which apparently has made some people very upset! Upset enough to draw up and circulate a petition. To read the full post, click here.
Evil! The Jane Dough reports that online retailers are taking advantage of drunk would-be shoppers, and adding more late-night sales hoping to draw in inebriated ladies looking to update their wardrobes. Evil! And brilliant! To read the full post, click here.