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Posts Tagged ‘Benedict Arnold’

Amazon Studios Adds Celebrity Voiceovers

Quietly, Amazon Studios has been rewriting the rules of screenplay competitions. They have introduced a lot of innovative elements to the process, including the ability of competitors to voice a scene from their script.

To publicize that element of the operation, Amazon recently went ahead and enlisted the services of a quartet of Hollywood celebs for “Star Tracks,” an A-list version of the same said service. Lending their talents to the proceedings are Fred Armisen, Jeffrey Tambor, Tricia Helfer, and Alison Pill.

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Not-So-Funny Papers: Cartoonist Equates Colin Powell To Benedict Arnold. In Blackface.

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Syndicated cartoonist Gordon Campbell responds to Colin Powell‘s endorsement of Barack Obama by portraying the former Bush cabinet member as Benedict Arnold in blackface. We get how GOP-types could be mad at him, but blackface? Classy. GOP, you just lost your African-American votes. All five of them.

Thanks to Rob Tornoe to turning us on to this.