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Happy Monday, my dear readers, and what a marvelous day this is.
Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globe Awards for the fifth — and he insists final — time last night and his opening monologue was the greatest thing in awards show history.
Taking no prisoners and deeming no cows sacred, the British comedian managed to speak for regular Americans as he lampooned the entertainment industry.
Gervais’s monologue was reminiscent of the old Dean Martin roast days, when Hollywood celebrities were able to laugh at themselves. The leftist infection in the entertainment industry has made most movie and television stars feel too self-important to ever be self-effacing.
In a little under eight minutes, Gervais managed to obliterate celebrity pomposity.
The entire monologue is brilliant, but the end of it is what makes it transcendent. Gervais tells the room full of egomaniacs that they shouldn’t make political statements when accepting their awards.
“…you know nothing about the real world. Most of you spent less time in school than Greta Thunberg.”
More of this, please.
Here is the entire monologue:
So weather is climate now gotcha…Report: Scientists Find Link Between Daily Weather Patterns and Climate Change
Petraeus on Soleimani Airstrike: ‘This is Bigger Than Bin Laden’ and Baghdadi’s Death
Barack Obama’s best friends aren’t really that friendly: BREAKING: Iran Ends Commitment to Nuclear Deal It Never Abided By in The First Place
Paradise by the Truthboard Light: Rock Legend Meat Loaf Says Greta Thunberg ‘Has Been Brainwashed’ and the Snowflakes Freak Out
Bernie Sanders on steroids: Maduro Assassinates What’s Left of the Venezuela Republic by Taking Over the National Assembly
Congressman Calls for Investigation of Hustler Christmas Card Depicting Assassination of Trump
Montel Williams Hits Kaepernick for Calling Soleimani’s Death an ‘American Terrorist Attack’ on ‘Black and Brown People’
The Low Chance of War with Iran
Iran Puts $80M Bounty on Trump’s Head for Soleimani Hit
From the Mothership and Beyond
“Poo-poo, commoners.” Bloomberg: We Can’t Just Let “Average” Americans Have Guns
Trump Praises Texas Church Hero, Vows Support For 2A
Can Anti-Semitic Attacks In New York Be Traced To The Nation Of Islam?
At least 5 dead, 60 injured in massive Pennsylvania Turnpike pileup
Cruz Trolls Democrats With Senate Resolution Praising Soleimani Mission
Schlichter: The Trump Doctrine Humiliates Both Foreign Enemies and Domestic Liberals
AOC Laments Being In Same Political Party As Joe Biden
A Small Change in Education That Will Immediately Benefit Our Kids
Joaquin Phoenix gets played off the stage at the Golden Globes after he tells Hollywood no more private jets
Babylon Bee article on Dems and Soleimani has more social media engagement than the top articles from the NYT or CNN have in an ENTIRE WEEK
How de Blasio bombed in his attempt to fix New York’s garbage crisis
Um…OK. The Iowa Town Where Marianne Williamson Is Already President
The Kruiser Kabana
Avoid the strep throat if you can.
PJ Media Associate Editor Stephen Kruiser is the author of “Don’t Let the Hippies Shower” and “Straight Outta Feelings: Political Zen in the Age of Outrage,” both of which address serious subjects in a humorous way. Monday through Friday he edits PJ Media’s “Morning Briefing.”