Still riding high on yesterday’s success, the Daily News made an infographic to let readers know that yesterday’s Daily News cover, which depicted John Boehner as Kevin Spacey in Netflix’s House of Cards under the headline “House of Turds,” was really popular. Read More
Next week’s New Yorker cover, which was unveiled today, commemorates the repeal of DOMA with a drawing featuring Bert and Ernie, Sesame Street’s bickering odd-couple roommates who have long been the subject of gay rumors, cozily watching the Supreme Court decision on a black and white television. Seems relatively innocuous, right?
Wrong. The cover has sparked Internet controversy and outrage.
One central objection is that the muppets are not gay. They are muppets on a children’s television and as such do not actually have a sexual preference. Read More