Whoopi Goldberg has been a household name since 1985 when she wowed the movie community as Celie Johnson in The Color Purple. According to a document which has recently come to light, the character should have been 'SeeMy Johnson'.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Monday, February 27, 2012
It's so good to be back after a well earned break. I have certainly missed rehashing old stories in order to fill the gaps left by a lack of talent and new ideas. I am going to cheat a little and highlight a story from the previous week as well as review the stories from this time last year. The topical tale of The Oscars was a carefully written piece which barely avoided a copyright infringement suit from 'The Academy'.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Monday, February 13, 2012
We know that the news never stops, but considering that we at Slap the Penguin have real families and real jobs outside of this satirical news blog, we are announcing a brief break from publishing.
From time to time these breaks are needed to recharge the batteries and reassess the priorities of the site. We are planning to recommence publishing at the beginning of March, 2012.
On a more tastless note...
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Happy Sunday everyone. It's time to turn the clocks back 12 months and look at what was being slapped this time last year. To view the archive yourself, click here, or to get the guided tour just keep reading.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Dear Tina, I am confused about the whole groundhog day thing. What does his shadow have to do with the weather? Can those guys in hats really speak groundhogese? Is Phil really 126 years old? It seems to me that those old farts in the hats are just trying to perpetuate a stupid tourist tradition so that they only have to work for 1 week per year.
Sincerely, Anti-Groundhog Girl
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Everybody (almost everybody) knows that the 2012 Olympics will be happening this year in London, England. After the Olympics comes the Special Olympics, but did you know that also in 2012, London will be hosting the inaugural Special Forces Olympics.
|The inaugural Special Forces Olympics|
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
2011 PG-13 105 Minutes
2011 PG-13 105 Minutes
NETFLIX SAYS - This reboot of the Planet of the Apes franchise is a prequel set in modern-day San Francisco, where scientists are conducting genetic research on apes. The evolved primates develop advanced intelligence and revolt against being used as lab rats.
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