Monday, November 18, 2013

Paper dolls tell military tales

This is not a follow-up to the previous post on the Cruise-Wahlberg dispute.

Thanks to the The Paper Collector for pointing out this illustration from Thursday's New York Times; You can read the Times story here.

Celluloid warriors sound off: Wahlberg slams Cruise over military comments reports:
Tom Cruise is not going to get off easy after comments he made about the military were revealed last week, provoking a social media frenzy.
TMZ had reported that the Hollywood actor claimed his job as a professional actor was as grueling as fighting the war in Afghanistan.
How appropriate…
Well, the timing couldn't have been worse for Cruise --- not only were the comments insulting to the men and women serving overseas, but Veterans Day was right around the corner.
Critics chimed in on social media. Mark Wahlberg, who stars as Marcus Luttrell in the action drama war film Lone Survivor, chimed in publicly.
During the premier of Lone Survivor on Tuesday night, Wahlberg had something to say to Hollywood.
Here’s a transcript of what was said on stage via Entertainment Weekly: 
“For actors to sit there and talk about ‘oh I went to SEAL training’? I don’t give a  ...
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