BOB CORKER Headlines

  • GOP Sen. Bob Corker to Trump: Stop 'whining' about Sessions

    Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker sharply criticized President Donald Trump's demeaning comments about Attorney General Jeff Sessions, while bluntly warning that Trump would turn the United States into an authoritarian regime like Venezuela "if left to his own accord."

  • The Bob Ross Challenge

    As a fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Micah Sherman and Mark Stetson produced a web series called The Bob Ross Challenge in which 13 comedians attempt to paint along with Bob Ross as he does his thing with the trees and little fluffy clouds. Here’s the first episode, featuring Aparna Nancherla: I feel like she does a lot better than I would have! The episodes are each less than 2 minutes long…you can burn through the whole season in about 20 minutes. Or if you want to try...
  • By the Book: Bob Woodward: By the Book

    The journalist, whose new book is “Fear: Trump in the White House,” remembers reading “The Swiss Family Robinson” as a child: “It was, I believe, the first time I dropped out of my own world into another for a sustained period of time.”
  • Raphael Bob-Waksberg, In Good Faith

    Raphael Bob-Waksberg is reading me some numbers. As the seasons of BoJack Horseman progressed, he had his team create some quantitative data to look at the show’s hiring practices for voice actors: over five seasons, 35 percent of the people cast have been nonwhite actors. Not bad, he explains, but ... More

  • Bob McAllister sings "Kids Are People Too"

    Woke up with this in my head. Wonderama was a wonderful show.

    Boing Boing
  • Bob Greenblatt Saved NBC. Now What?

    As the fall TV season got underway in 2013, things were looking bleak for NBC. While The Voice was on fire — it had just surpassed American Idol as TV’s top-rated reality show — the rest of Peacock’s lineup was pretty much plucked. The Office and 30 Rock had both ... More

  • WWII Vet Remembers Bob Hope

    Bob Hope provided an extremely important link to home for the military.
  • Australia's drought could produce a corker vintage

    If Australia's big dry has a silver lining, it'll be worth cellaring, according to vintners, who are scrambling to irrigate vines while preparing for a smaller but sweeter vintage.

  • Bob Woodward tangles with the mendacity of Trumpworld

    And he emerges just fine.

    Washington Post
  • Bob Costas and NBC are ready for a breakup

    In the history of sportscasting, no broadcaster has probably been more associated with one network than Bob Costas and NBC. Now, after nearly four decades in which Costas has been the lead announcer on Olympics, World Series, Super Bowls and late-night talk shows, Costas and NBC are in discussions to end the relationship, sources have...

    New York Post
  • Bobbing esky saves Qld pair from cliff

    Two Queensland fishermen have been plucked from the base of a rocky cliff after a bobbing blue esky helped rescuers find them.The men were in a precarious...

    Mail Online
  • Bob Odenkirk is in Greta Gerwig's Little Women

    At this point, the cast of Greta Gerwig’s Little Women adaptation is looking so good that it actually makes her look a little greedy. The Ladybird writer/director has already landed Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlon, and Emma Watson (replacing Emma Stone in a classic Emma Swap), and now Deadline is reporting that Bob Odenkirk has joined the cast as well. The story doesn’t say who he’ll be playing, but considering that he’s an adult man and...

  • NBC Chief Bob Greenblatt Is Stepping Down Today

    Big changes continue to rock the broadcast TV business: NBC Entertainment chief Robert Greenblatt is stepping down. The news comes nearly eight years after Greenblatt joined the network and just days after the Peacock marked its first full-year household ratings victory in 20 years. Word of Greenblatt’s departure began leaking ... More

  • The New Jersey Senate Race Is a Battle of the Bobs

    A surprisingly competitive Senate race in New Jersey.

    The Weekly Standard
  • Style points not enough for LAFC under Bob Bradley

    When the Los Angeles Football Club made Bob Bradley the expansion team’s first manager, part of the reason was his devotion to a singular style of play. Under Bradley, LAFC (13-7-8 ) would be aggressive, attack in waves and use a short-passing game to dominate time of possession. It would be an...
  • There's a Bob Ross toaster (and it chars an image of him on the bread)

    If a Bob Ross TOASTER isn't gloriously leaping over the "officially-licensed Bob Ross merchandise shark" with red, white, and blue streamers, I don't know what is! Don't get me wrong, I love every inch of its modern-day kitsch aesthetic. From Bob's smiling mug and signature on the toaster's front to the feature that actually chars an image of the late great Joy of Painting host on the bread itself, fro and all. It's truly something to behold. But I can't help but feel sad that Mr. Ross himself...

    Boing Boing
  • What Bob Woodward didn’t find and other comments

    Political scribe: Trump Half-Right on Hurricane Deaths The timing of President Trump’s tweets blasting the Harvard estimates of last year’s hurricane death toll in Puerto Rico as a Democratic plot “was curious” and the tone “even worse,” according to Carl Cannon in the Orange County Register. But was Trump wrong? Counting fatalities in cataclysmic events...

    New York Post
  • Corker: Kavanaugh accuser should be heard out before panel votes

    Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) called for the vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court to be postponed until the woman accusing him of sexual assault be allowed to speak with senators on the Judiciary Committee.

  • Corker: Kavanaugh accuser should be heard out before panel votes

    Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) called for the vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court to be postponed until the woman accusing him of sexual assault be allowed to speak with senators on the Judiciary Committee.

  • Bob Menendez’s political fight for survival

    Though the New Jersey Democrat is still favored to defeat Republican Bob Hugin in November, Bob Menendez is being forced to fight to keep his seat.
  • Bob Evans Farms recalls sausage links

    The Department of Agriculture announced a recall of Bob Evans Farms' sausage links on Thursday. The company is recalling more than 46,000 pounds of links because they may contain "extraneous materials," including hard plastic. Bob Evans said the concerns were related to five specific products distributed in 12 states: Indiana, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin. They advise consumers to throw away affected...

  • Bob Woodward: from Watergate to Trump-era 'Fear'

    Bob Woodward began his career by bringing down a president, Richard Nixon. Forty-four years later, the premier chronicler of life in the White House could be...

    Mail Online
  • Gary Cohn Waffles on Bob Woodward Book

    Gary Cohn attempts to ward off criticism for likely serving as a source for Bob Woodward's negative book about President Donald Trump.

  • Bob Dylan to open renovated Met Philadelphia

    The inaugural performance is slated for Dec. 3.

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