Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo–who caused a national controversy after writing a letter on racial violence that blamed recent attacks partially on resentment of ”Jewish success” and “Jewish landlords”–is sorry.
A week after the controversy first emerged, Ms. Cumbo is out with a new statement apologizing “for any pain I have caused” and insisting she meant to help bridge the gap between the African-American and Jewish communities as a purported “knockout game” continues in city streets.
HBO has apologized after a scene in Game of Thrones featuring the disembodied head of George W. Bush on a pike was uncovered. HBO told the website io9: “We were deeply dismayed to see this and find it unacceptable, disrespectful and in very bad taste”; the scene will be removed from Read More
In an instance of digging one’s own hole yet deeper, Dave Grohl has issued a statement on his Grammy speech of last weekend. At the Grammys, the Foo Fighters lead singer implicitly criticized many of the other acts nominated for their overreliance on technology:
Singing into a microphone and learning to play an instrument and Read More