Today in post racial America: restaurant uses xenophobia to promote business

What happens when a business wants to take the easy way out and boost sales? They create offensive, anti-immigrant, xenophobic T-shirts designed to get people a-talking! Taco Cid, a Mexican restaurant in South Carolina, pulled such a stunt and it’s caused outrage among those in the community. This photo of the T-shirt was taken by […]

‘Django Unchained’ Action Figures Go On Sale

I wish I was kidding about this, but I’m not. I just peeped this over at The Daily Beast: Last fall, the National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc. (NECA), in tandem with the Weinstein Company, announced a full line of consumer products based on characters from the movie. First up are pose-able eight-inch action figures with […]

Travis Barker bashes LAPD for ‘stereotyping’ him

Apparently, Blink 182’s Travis Barker, hates the police. The musician’s rep told TMZ he was profiled in October by the Los Angeles Police Department for his eccentric appearance. Now, a video of his rant appeared on the Huffington Post and Barker expanded on his comments: I think they stereotype a lot. I f–king hate the […]

Today in Post Racial America: Cop Quits After Saying He’d Volunteer to Kill Pres. Obama

Even more proof that this country still has racist undertones among its people: Sam Koivisto, now a former Jacksonville police officer, told investigators he did comment he’d volunteer to kill President Barack Obama. He told them he was frustrated with the Nov. 6 election and the threat was all talk. On Wednesday, Koivisto told the Times-Union the […]