2016: The Year the Media Got What Was Coming to It

In movies, it’s called the “cheer moment” — that richly satisfying part of the motion picture when the bully/bad guy finally gets his richly deserved comeuppance: Rocky flooring Apollo Creed in the first Rocky; John McClane sending Hans Gruber to hell off a high floor of Nakatomi Plaza. And in 2016, nobody’s demise was cheered more vociferously than the mainstream media’s.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    Beating the snot out of Frank Stallone in Barfly.
    Mickey Rourke was once gorgeous.

    • I really thought he was going to be the “next big star” then he went south.

      • dance…dancetotheradio

        Who would have thought Robert Downey jr would have scratched his way back?

  • andycanuck

    Spoiler Alert, dude!!!