Roseanne Barr talks politics, pot before Denver documentary premiere
Roseanne Barr’s 2012 presidential bid never had a serious chance of succeeding politically. But that wasn’t really the point.
As she has for decades, Barr roused the rabble in 2012 with her alternately laconic and fiery underdog messages. She addressed class chasms, marijuana legalization and other causes in speeches that spirited her around the country, reminding fans that she’s long been an advocate of average Americans.
Maltin on Movies #86: Roseanne Barr and Eric Weinrib
The Nerdist Podcast Network is proud to announce its latest addition, and it’s one with which you may be familiar: legendary movie critic Leonard Maltin’s Maltin on Movies, which joins our lineup today, right here, right now. There’s a reason Doug Benson created the Leonard Maltin Game — Leonard has been providing the definitive and exhaustive resource on movies for… forever, really. Generations wore out their copies of the Leonard Maltin movie guides, and we’re excited that he’s bringing his show to our network. You’ll hear some great guests coming up (yes, Doug’ll be on, scheduled to be on the show at San Diego Comic Con), and the kind of insight into movies new and old you expect from Leonard and his partner in podcasting, his daughter and fellow movie buff Jessie.
Roseanne for President! With Roseanne Barr in Person
Decades after changing the face of television with her groundbreaking sitcom Roseanne, comedian Roseanne Barr became a presidential candidate in 2012, bringing many of the issues she’d highlighted on her Emmy Award-winning show — family, class, race, gender, gay rights — to the forefront of a campaign that stressed the weaknesses of a broken two-party system. The new documentary Roseanne for President! shows what inspired her run and the campaign process itself, revealing what happens when an individual who represents the American dream in all of its colors makes a bid for the highest post in the land.
Roseanne Barr & Eric Weinrib: Roseanne For President!
Roseanne Barr entertained audiences for nearly a decade with her wit and non-conformist delivery in hit series Roseanne. After challenging the conservative, male dominated world of TV executives and successfully bringing groundbreaking ideas to the forefront, Roseanne decided if she could change TV, she could change out country. Documentary filmmaker Eric Weinrib joins the conversation on documenting Roseanne on her journey through Green Party politics, and the ways that it required her to reveal her true self and find her voice in Roseanne For President!
Actress Roseanne Barr goes off on Hillary Clinton, gets a personal ‘thank you’ from Donald Trump
Actress and comedienne Roseanne Barr may not be a conservative, but that doesn’t mean she’s all in for Hillary Clinton. In fact, she can’t stand the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
One has only to view Barr’s social media posts to confirm her hatred of the former secretary of state. She took to Twitter on Monday to release her inner rage.