Wednesday Link-Off: The Reality of Falsehood

anne-hathaway-alice16-01As sad as it sounds, most of today’s reality is a construct of big media who are trying to generate a narrative to serve their own interests. From fictional TV to allegedly real TV to factual TV, everyone is trying to piece together a narrative that serves their own purpose. Is there anyone left in this world that we can trust besides ourselves? That diatribe probably has nothing to do with the links that follow but meh.

Anyway, it’s Wednesday which means that it’s time for the links. Let’s kick things off with Anne Hathaway.

I think we’ve had one of these before but it’s a premortem postmortem on how Donald Trump might win the Presidency. (The Atlantic)

Speaking of The Donald, is his hair just a really expensive hair weave? (Gawker)

There are many issues in the Democratic Party right now but none of it is being helped by DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. (Salon)

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Entertainment Link-Off: The Envelope Please

Since she’s one half of the Academy Awards hosting team, here’s Anne Hathaway.

The Oscars are this weekend. Obviously, Ricky Gervais won’t be allowed there. That hasn’t stopped him from writing a slip for the opening monologue for the show. (RickyGervais.com)

In fact, not only will Gervais not be at the Oscars, he won’t even be watching the show. (Hollywood Reporter)

And speaking of people not allowed at the Oscars, I’m going to guess Charlie Sheen won’t be allowed there. Hell, he’s not even allowed on CBS after the network shut down Two and a Half Men for the season. (HitFix)

After the jump, the latest details on some movies in development, the worst actors in Hollywood and leaked Two and a Half Men footage. Continue reading