A crazy person threatened to gun down “Fake News” CNN employees. I am so surprised. This is my surprised face.

Some crazy was arrested by the FBI after making dozens of threatening calls to CNN, promising to “gun [them] all down.”

And lest you think this has nothing to do with our Inciter-in-Chief, the crazy said, and I quote: “Fake news. I’m coming to gun you all down. I’m smarter than you. More powerful than you. I have more guns than you. More manpower. Your cast is about to get gunned down in a matter of hours. I’m coming to Georgia right now to go to the CNN headquarters to fucking gun every single last one of you.”

This is what happens when the most powerful man on Earth relentlessly attacks the media — some unhinged people are going to take his words to heart and are going to feel compelled to act. It’s not unprecedented: doctors who have performed abortions have been killed because of rhetoric like this; a pizza place was nearly shot to pieces because of rhetoric like this. Words have meaning, especially when they come from powerful sources.

But lest you think this would change anything, President Reckless was busy attacking both CNN and the FBI on twitter this morning:

I mean.

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The Walking Dead midseason premiere is supposedly going to make you cry. We’ll see.

Netflix is giving up-and-coming comedians 15-minute stand-up specials. It’s an interesting idea that is shaking up standards. No word on how much they’re paying stand-ups, Mo’Nique.

Natalie Portman is returning to host Saturday Night Live. The musical guest will be Dua Lipa.

Judge Judy is being sued. Considering how much money she makes, it’s a minor miracle that she’s not CONSTANTLY being sued.

Time for Some Time’s Up

Irony Alert: Right after being celebrated for airing an episode on sexual harassment and boasting about being “a female empowerment show,” a producer of The Resident is under investigation for sexual harassment claims from when he was working on Code Black. In fact, the allegations came up after he shared on social media that first link I posted and people were like, “EXCUSE ME?”

Kevin Spacey and Louis C.K. cost Netflix $39 million.

Two of James Franco’s accusers spoke with Good Morning America and asked for him to apologize. Meanwhile, Franco was shut out of an Oscar nomination.

Turner networks, including TBS and CNN, are being sued for racial discrimination.

Can a gross retrograde dating show sets feminism back decades by pitting 25 women against one another for the attention of one man survive the #MeToo moment? Yeah, probably.

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Connie Sawyer, Actress (and Hollywood’s oldest working one at that)

Simon Shelton, Tinky Winky on Teletubbies

 

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The Detour: The family tries to start over in Alaska in the third season premiere of the raunchiest family comedy on television. 9:30 p.m., TBS

Another Period: Beatrice and Lillian fight for women’s rights in the season premiere. 9:30 p.m., Comedy Central

Bellevue: Anna Paquin stars in this new series about the disappearance of a teen in a small town. Series premiere. 9 p.m., WGN

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