The comic book-reading part of the Internet convulsed earlier this week when the first volume of the new Captain America series, “Captain America: Steve Rogers No. 1,” included a controversial twist that (spoiler), Captain America is actually a member of evil organization Hydra. Bloggers and commenters were quick to note that this wasn’t just objectionable for obscure comic reasons but also borderline anti-Semitic.
For fans of MTV, there is no reality show more Millennial than “Catfish,” where naive young adults seek the help of host Nev Schulman to track down people they are in online relationships with, but who they have never met. The show takes itself very seriously. Amy Schumer does not.
In his career as a chest surgeon, Henry Heimlich invented techniques and devices that have saved thousands of lives, but it’s only as a near-centenarian he’s used the most famous – the Heimlich maneuver – to save one of his own.
In honor of Fleet Week and just days before Memorial Day, Adam Sandler joined Jimmy Fallon for a twang-infused performance of “Friends on All Bases,” a patriotic parody of “Friends in Low Places,” to an audience full of servicemen and -women.
(JTA) — Taylor Swift may look every bit the all-American girl-next-door, but according to white supremacists, she’s actually a Nazi at heart, feeding her legions of followers racist messages coated in the saccharine lyrics and sick beats of Grammy-winning songs.