Profanity on Townhall

Jerry Newcombe - Wed Jun 12

Rachel Alexander - Mon Mar 4

If you stopped watching network television awhile ago because it had gotten so bad, you made the correct decision. It has continued to get worse. A few years ago, network television became dominated by cheaply made reality TV shows and talent contests, sitcoms with hyperactive manic characters, and socially liberal themes. ... more

Wisconsin - Mon Mar 26

Rick Santorum uses some colorful language with a reporter. ... more

Floyd and Mary Beth Brown - Wed Jan 18

The Golden Globes yesterday displayed Hollywood's increasingly coarse contribution to culture again this year as Ricky Gervais dropped an F-bomb during the show's broadcast. Evidently drinking, he told the AP how delighted he was to have: "a job where you can get drunk and say what you want and they still pay you." ... more

Jonah Goldberg - Thu Sep 8

School is starting up again, and later this month we will celebrate another national tradition: Banned Books Week, which since 1982 takes place every year during the last week of September. ... more

Brent Bozell - Fri Jun 24

The mass-marketing of profanity just won't stop. Now it's topping the best-selling book list -- in children's picture books. You might have heard by now that there's a "subversive" little bedtime book for adults. It should not be read to children. It's called "Go the F-- to Sleep." ... more

Brent Bozell - Fri Mar 11

Today's installment of the Decline and Fall of Western Civilization comes from Hollywood -- as if that's a surprise. ... more

Marybeth Hicks - Wed Mar 2

Filed under “Typical Media Bias Against Religion,” the theatrical release last week of the cop drama “The Grace Card” garnered this one-line summary on the movie site WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT? ... more

Brent Bozell - Wed Feb 23

The battle in Madison, Wis., between new Gov. Scott Walker and the public-sector union hacks offers an amazing study in journalistic double standards. The same national media that have spent the last two years drawing devil's horns and Klan hoods on the tea party protesters have switched sides with lightning speed. ... more

Brent Bozell - Fri Feb 11

The top of the pop charts has become a low, low place indeed. Just last summer, the singer Cee Lo Green took popular culture one rung lower into the sewer with the release of his song titled "F--- You." ... more

Marybeth Hicks - Wed Feb 2

Admittedly, the Egyptian uprising, the nullification of Obamacare and the ongoing ramifications of "Snowpocolypse 2011" could render the controversy about an MTV original program insignificant by comparison. After all, MTV is only out to destroy an entire generation. No big deal. ... more

Brent Bozell - Fri Nov 12

When it comes to the increasing sex, violence and profanity in entertainment media, the social libertines are indifferent. They insist that children will hardly be warped or ruined by the media they consume. They chortle at the paranoia of Hollywood critics. ... more

Brent Bozell - Fri Jul 16

Brent Bozell - Fri Jun 11

It should tell you something that MTV is still highly valued by Hollywood as the televised center of the coolness universe. Why else would a top movie star like Tom Cruise dress up ridiculously as a fat, bald, bearded guy and embarrass himself in a profanity-littered skit on the MTV Movie Awards? ... more