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This Was Least-Watched SOTU in 14 Years

Fox the only network to gain viewers for speech

(Newser) - American TV viewers chose to skip President Obama's State of the Union address en masse. The address pulled in just 33.3 million viewers, the lowest since Bill Clinton's final SOTU address in 2000, when there were 35 million fewer Americans, the Hollywood Reporter finds. The ratings were... More »

Santorum: Mandela Fought Injustice ... Like ObamaCare

Comment came within seconds of Bill O'Reilly calling Mandela a 'communist'

(Newser) - Bill O'Reilly and Rick Santorum each managed to produce grist for the outrage mill in the space of less than two minutes last night, while discussing the recently departed Nelson Mandela. First O'Reilly described Mandela thusly: "He was a communist, this man. He was a communist, all... More »

And the Highest-Earning Author Is ...

'Fifty Shades' writer EL James nearly made nine figures

(Newser) - Want to be a fabulously wealthy author? Loosen up those fingers. The route to riches seems to be with a series of related books rather than a one-off blockbluster. Forbes rounds up the top 10 highest-earning authors from June 2012 to June 2013. The top five:
  1. EL James, $95 million:
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Nate Silver: We'll Have Gay Marriage Before 2020

Support has been rising steadily for 9 years, he finds

(Newser) - The second of two landmark gay rights cases is before the Supreme Court today, but supporters of marriage equality can take heart even if the decisions don't go their way, says New York Times stats whiz Nate Silver. Support for gay marriage hasn't surged recently, he finds, but... More »

O'Reilly Goes to Bat for Obama, Hits Bachmann

Fox host criticizes her 'small ball' attacks on president

(Newser) - With Michele Bachmann attacking President Obama for his "lifestyle of excess," the White House found a surprising defender yesterday—Bill O'Reilly. The Fox News host called out Bachmann for "small ball" attacks that are more than a little factually challenged and that "trivialize" much more... More »

Bill O'Reilly 'Caught Cheating' in Child Custody Battle

Fox commentator allegedly hired neutral arbitrator

(Newser) - Bill O'Reilly's child custody battle with his ex-wife has gotten so ugly that he secretly hired the therapist designated as a neutral "arbitrator" in their disputes, Gawker reports. First, some backstory: The Fox News commentator separated from Maureen McPhilmy in 2011, and allegedly tried to start an... More »

Want to Bash Harvard? Fine, Then Don't Enroll

'Crimson' is tired of high-profile alums turning traitor

(Newser) - The Harvard Crimson has had it up to here with alums who go on to publicly disparage the school. It ticks off examples including Sen. Ted Cruz recalling the "Marxist" law school; Bill O'Reilly recalling "pinheaded" professors; and Mitt Romney bashing President Obama for spending "too... More »

Next From Bill O'Reilly: Killing Jesus

Fox News host's latest book to address 'Roman power'

(Newser) - First it was Killing Lincoln, then Killing Kennedy. Now, Bill O'Reilly is readying a third Killing volume—this one on Jesus. In writing the latest book, O'Reilly worked with Martin Dugard, his collaborator from the previous two bestsellers, USA Today reports. "We've uncovered some interesting things... More »

Nation's Most Popular History Author Is... Bill O'Reilly

He's got the top two best-sellers in hardcover books

(Newser) - The New York Times takes note of what it calls a rare feat on its best-seller lists: Bill O'Reilly owns the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in hardcover nonfiction. It's impressive enough to score the top two in paperback, but doing so in hardcover is tougher because... More »

Stewart: Fox Had 'Avalanche on Bullsh** Mountain'

Kelly to Rove: Is that math, or Republican-friendly math?

(Newser) - Things went pretty smoothly for the networks on Election Night, Jon Stewart said on last night's Daily Show —with the screaming exception of the station he lovingly dubs "BMN: Bullshit Mountain News." Or as you know it, Fox News. Stewart runs down Fox pundits devoutly dismissing... More »

Chris Matthews 'So Glad' for Superstorm

And Bill O'Reilly weighs in on minorities, women who 'want stuff'

(Newser) - Not surprisingly, Election Night came with its share of memorable media moments:
  • MSNBC host Chris Matthews wrapped up his post-election thoughts by noting, "I'm so glad we had that storm last week." He quickly added that he was just glad "politically … not in terms of
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Stewart, O'Reilly Trade Jabs in 'Rumble'

Pundits spar in 90-minute, zinger-laden debate

(Newser) - Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart rumbled "in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium" of George Washington University last night, and zingers flew, moderators were overrun, and Stewart occasionally zipped up and down on a mechanical platform that helped him bridge the 10-inch height difference between him and the Fox host. The... More »

Stewart, O'Reilly Plan Rumble —Er, Debate

Will be like a presidential debate, except not pompous: O'Reilly

(Newser) - Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart always make for an entertaining pair , so mark your calendars for Oct. 6. That's when they'll be debating issues including the national debt, America's relationship with the Muslim world, and gas prices, O'Reilly announced last night on his show. The... More »

Doc: Are We Paying for Limbaugh's Viagra?

Are health insurance consumers paying Rush to have sex?

(Newser) - If Rush Limbaugh doesn't want to absorb some of the cost of female contraception as a health insurance consumer, others are wondering: Why should we pay for Limbaugh's Viagra? "We know" Limbaugh "has used Viagra, which is covered by medical insurance plans," Dr. Nancy Snyderman... More »

O'Reilly to Fluke: Why Should I Fund Your Sex Life?

Fox man blasts Sandra Fluke as 'committed leftist'

(Newser) - Fox man Bill O'Reilly is after Sandra Fluke again, claiming the "committed leftist" who wants him to fund her sex life is at the "center of a campaign to reelect" Barack Obama. "Let me get this straight, Ms. Fluke," said O'Reilly in an earlier... More »

Santorum: Fox, O'Reilly Dissed Me

Former senator complains that right-wing media dismissed his candidacy

(Newser) - Seems Dan Savage isn't the only member of the media with whom Rick Santorum has a bone to pick: Even the right-wing media stalwarts over at Fox News have dissed the former Pennsylvania senator's candidacy, he complains today in a radio interview picked up by Mark Halperin of... More »

O'Reilly: Lincoln Book Has Just 4 Errors, 2 Typos

Says his enemies are 'full of rage at our success'

(Newser) - Bill O’Reilly vigorously defended his book, Killing Lincoln, yesterday, after the National Park Service lambasted it for historical inaccuracies . “Our enemies are full of rage at our success,” he said on his show. He said the book contained "four minor misstatements, all of which have been... More »

O'Reilly's Lincoln Book Slammed for Historical Boo-Boos

Ford's Theatre superintendent writes scathing 4-page letter

(Newser) - Bill O'Reilly's book, Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever, has sold nearly a million copies and currently sits at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list . Only problem is, it's riddled with errors, according to a scathing review from the National Park Service... More »

O'Reilly: NYC Protesters Are Crackhead Drug Dealers

Randy demonstrators are drawing rats, he grouses

(Newser) - Members of the Occupy Wall Street protest are growing skeevier and skeevier—at least in Bill O'Reilly's eyes. To hear him tell it, the "crackheads" are dealing dope, having al fresco sex, and drawing rats by the hordes in their festering campsite at Manhattan's Zuccotti Park,... More »

Gawker: O'Reilly Pushed Cops to Lean on Wife's Beau

Internal affairs allegedly told to investigate cop for affair

(Newser) - Did Bill O’Reilly sic internal affairs on his wife’s police officer boyfriend? That’s the soap opera-worthy tale Gawker is hawking today. A source close to Nassau internal affairs officer Richard Harasym says Harasym was asked to meet with a pair of private detectives working for O'Reilly,... More »

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