Brian Maloney is Editor-in-Chief of Media Equalizer. A longtime radio host and political analyst, Brian founded the Radio Equalizer website in 2004. He's been a frequent guest on cable talk channels including Fox News Channel, CNN, the former CourtTV and local television affiliates. Contact: radioeq at gmail.com
Is Rachel Maddow easily entertained?
During last night’s MSNBC show, she seemed fascinated by Jeb! Bush’s campaign trail sound effects, providing a highlight reel one of her producers has apparently been compiling. Who knew Bush was so clever with his bleeping and blooping noises? Read all »
Does spray-painting “USA” on the side of a mosque constitute a hate crime?
After two drunken teens were arraigned on vandalism charges Monday, Islamic leaders demanded the Sunday incident be classified as a hate crime. Read all »
Sandra Bullock and Karl Rove: housemates?
While it might seem absolutely bizarre, that’s what Bullock says she did in order to prepare for her latest film role. The star of “Our Brand is Crisis” told the Today Show this morning that she felt the need to do this in order to better understand the life of a political strategist. Read all »
A week after being called “demented” and mocked on ABC’s The View, Carly Fiorina is confronting its hosts directly.
On the Fox News Channel this morning, the GOP presidential candidate told former The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck she’ll appear on Friday’s show. Read all »
If you thought the controversy over “Black Lives Matter” signs had subsided, three new developments in the Boston area say otherwise.
In the one of the whitest, wealthiest and most liberal communities in Massachusetts, one family has been ordered by the town to remove a sign from a picket fence it considered part of the public right-of-way, even though it sits in front of their house. Read all »
What exactly IS Jeb Bush’s campaign strategy?
Increasingly, it seems improvised, perhaps he just doesn’t have his heart in this anymore.
And why is he attacking Chick-fil-A? Read all »
Do Bill Clinton and Bill Cosby have more in common than just a first name?
Author Roger Stone (The Clintons’ War on Women, 2015) thinks so, explaining on last night’s Real Time with Bill Maher web-only Overtime segment why he thinks the former president “is a Cosby-type sexual predator.” Read all »
Is Larry David secretly campaigning in New Hampshire as Bernie Sanders?
How would anyone know if he was? After all, the comedian’s impersonation of the Vermont senator is uncanny. Read all »
With obnoxious moderators ruining presidential debates seemingly without exception so far this year, one news anchor is determined to return to substantive discussions.
Wouldn’t that be quite a change from the gotcha games and narcissism we’ve seen to date?
Saying she thinks “the point of these debates” has been lost, Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo vows the next Republican forum will be different. Bartiromo, formerly of CNBC, will moderate the November 10 event. Read all »
Can moderators make a debate about the candidates, rather than their own egos and agendas?
With Fox Business Network hosting the next debate and CNBC’s reputation in tatters after Wednesday’s widely-panned fiasco, Greta Van Susteren has advice for her colleagues: dare to be dull! Read all »