Moscow theater defies ban, screens Armando Iannucci's The Death Of Stalin

Veep creator Armando Iannucci’s latest film, the Cold War-era satire The Death Of Stalin, has been getting rave reviews pretty much everywhere. Except for Russia itself, of course: the country’s Ministry Of Culture recently revoked the film’s distribution certification, citing its alleged efforts “to distort our…

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After threatening nuclear war again, Trump says it’s Steve Bannon who’s “lost his mind”

We’ve unfurled ourselves from the fetal position we’ve been in since Trump revived his threats of nuclear war on Twitter yesterday to bring you the news that the belligerent old kumquat has released an official statement in which he claims it’s actually Steve Bannon who’s lost his damn mind.

Russia used Pokémon Go and Black Lives Matter to meddle in the election 

At this point, it’s abundantly clear that Russia—or at least people in Russia—organized an endlessly elaborate scheme to influence the presidential election, partly by purchasing misleading and manipulative ads on Facebook and Google. Now, a report from CNN has revealed that the endlessly elaborate scheme was somehow…

The Trump administration may have forgotten about another secret Russia meeting 

One of Donald Trump and his administration’s most glaring issues is a dangerously faulty memory. Most days, it seems like nobody who works in that White House actually has any comprehension of what happened the day before, last year, or in the lead-up to the World War II. This wouldn’t be a big deal if everyone in the…

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Let us compare the idiots of Burn After Reading to the idiots of the Trump administration

Despite being hilarious, Burn After Reading is one of the Coen brothers’ darkest, most unforgiving creations. In it, a pair of aging gym rats stumble upon a CD containing the memoirs of a former CIA analyst; it’s worthless, but, being very, very dumb, they think it contains “secret spy shit.” Their journey eventually…

Donald Trump’s been obsessed with Russia since the ’80s, Nobel Prize winner says

President of the United States of America and chicken nugget with lips Donald Trump has been fixated on Russia since the ’80s, according to a Nobel Prize-winning cardiologist. Dr. Bernard Lown tells the story in an exclusive interview with The Hollywood Reporter, in which he describes a meeting he had with Trump back…