This is actually not the dude from Jay & Silent BobWhat is the world coming to when you cannot sue known lesbian Rachel Maddow for $50 million for defamation for quoting your own words? And when, in fact, you must pay her legal fees (as well as the legal fees of a now defunct paper, the Minnesota Independent) just for suing her for $50 million for defamation for quoting your own words? ATTICA! ATTICA! Anyway, Wonkette’s beloved Bradlee Dean, last seen calling girls filthy whores and making them cry at a public school assembly on “bullying” in Dunkerton, Iowa, has not only not won his $50 million defamation suit against Maddow and the Independent, but is on the hook for $24 large.

Dean filed the suit last summer, arguing Maddow and the Independent’s Andy Birkey defamed him by taking an excerpt from his radio show out of context. The suit alleged the two journalists unfairly targeted him because they were at odds with Dean’s political views, specifically calling Birkey a “secularist and/or atheist and gay activist with a politically left ideology who despises people of faith, including but not limited to the Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.”

Let us watch together Maddow’s segments on Dean, which he posted for your viewing pleasure.

That is pretty damningly defamatory, how she used his own words and stuff! Especially when you consider his own blog posts about Matthew Shepard and “anti-bullying” being shoved down students’ throats. Like this, “Hate Crimes — Bigotry in Reverse.”

Hate Crimes! Hate crimes! The homosexual radicals are trying to push an illegal agenda through hate crimes, not understanding that all crime is motivated by hate. What is this really about? And who’s doing the hating?
This explains the Matthew Shepard distorted “hate crimes” law, which has been exposed by ABC’s 20/20 as having nothing to do with Matthew’s sexual orientation. This also explains the supposed “anti-bullying” policy being shoved down students’ throats in public schools, like it or not.

And here’s the fun (public school!) assembly he starred in in Iowa:

“They told my daughter, the girls, that they were going to have mud on their wedding dresses if they weren’t virgins,” said Jennifer Littlefield, a parent upset with the band’s performance. […]

Littlefield also did not appreciate what she described as gay bashing.

“They told these kids that anyone who was gay was going to die at the age of 42,” she said. […]

The girls, meanwhile, were told to save themselves for their husbands and assume a submissive role in the household. According to witnesses, the leader in that effort also forced the young ladies to chant a manta of sorts about remaining pure.


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  • Don't you know that every lawsuit has its thorns?

    • horsedreamer_1

      C.C., make that guitar talk to me. Talk Dirkey to me!

  • PuckStopsHere

    Who was handing his case, Orly Taitz or "Lawyering Joe" Amondola?

  • freddymcmurray

    Look what the cat dragged in.

  • LiberalMermaid

    A victim of his own mouth.

  • Dildeaux

    The pic of Axl Rose…why?

    • Antispandex

      Axl Pose.

    • SorosBot

      Let's face it, the group has sucked since he fired the rest of the band and replaced them with a bunch of sycophants.

    • horsedreamer_1

      He's one in a million bro; he's a shooting star.

  • va_real

    Aha! Barney Frank has long escaped the curse of this self-hating ghey! And why age 42? Something he misinterpreted from the DaVinci Code?

    • Actually the "42" bit might be the only part he's getting right. That'll soon be the age at which the gluttonous-for-punishment American typically does die, only it's from their body giving up under the duress of transfat overconsumption, blocked arteries, hypoglycemic arrest and caved-in metabolistic resilience.

    • SorosBot

      And George Takei is 75, Ian McKellan 73, Elton John 65…

    • UnholyMoses

      The ghost of Douglas Adams would like to have a chat with that asswipe.*

      (* The wanna be Axl Rose douche, not Barney Frank.)

      • horsedreamer_1

        Well, gays do love the 69. & as we all know, from Deep Thought, 6 x 9 is 42.

    • BenGleck

      Everything that Wonkette writes is misinterpreted from the DaVinci Code.

  • edgydrifter

    Christian Heavy Metal: So lame, Jesus and Satan both facepalm when they hear it.

    • va_real

      Today, we are all facepalmers.

    • freakishlywrong

      Nor is (intentional) comedy a strong suit with these assholes.

  • Katydid

    If I hear these fuckers say "shoved down people's throats," one more time, I'm going to show them what shoved down a throat really means.*

    *with votes, of course.

    • An_Outhouse

      and surveyor's instruments.

    • CommieLibunatic

      Word. And they go on about this when ranting about those dastardly queers? ESPECIALLY in the case of the proverbial Two Gay Guys? Not exactly English majors.

  • Monsieur_Grumpe

    He needs to loosen the headband a little.

  • Antispandex

    What this story could really use is a Fox "News" sort of spin, where the idiot STILL comes out looking like a hero, because that is a lot easier to laugh at. But that whole, "The girls, meanwhile, were told to save themselves for their husbands and assume a submissive role in the household", thing is hard to argue with…if you're a guy… and don't really want to wake up in the morning with your junk. Trust me young fellas, if you are stupid enough to say shit like this to your wife (or prosective wife), don't have the bad sense to go to sleep around her.

  • Goonemeritus

    I hope he will not have to sell his hair to pay Rachel’s legal fees.

    • va_real

      Can't help wondering if there isn't a receding hairline behind that bandana. Sometimes it starts early & may not necessarily be a punishment from his God for his offensiveness…

      • Butch_Wagstaff

        "Can't help wondering if there isn't a receding hairline behind that bandana."

        It's the metal equivalent of how male country singers wear cowboys hats to hide their hair situations.

    • Fare la Volpe

      And in an ironic twist, Rachel will have just bought him a brand new comb for Christmas!

  • CthuNHu

    "forced the young ladies to chant a mant[r]a of sorts about remaining pure."

    How about a mantra about remaining sorta pure? They could call it being Bristol Clear™.

  • SorosBot

    Bradley, now that you've been welcomed to the jungle, don't you cry tonight. Or do, that we be fun to watch. Remember though that nothing lasts forever, not even cold November rain. But please, stop spewing such hateful homophobic and misogynist bullshit to that sweet child of mine.

    • emmelemm

      I'm only sad MissTaken got to you first.

      • SorosBot

        Well I'm blushing. And you might want to look out behind you…

        • *examining nails*


        • MissTaken

          It's okay, I'll bring extra lube.

    • UnholyMoses

      I'm sure the guy's some sort of rocket queen.

      He should take the night train to visit Mr. Brownstone (as he's been knocking — dude won't leave me alone!).

      • emmelemm

        How YOU doin'?

    • Needs moar rapin' robot gatefold.

      • emmelemm

        God does that bring back memories.

    • Butch_Wagstaff

      Immigrants and fagots don't make no sense to him.

      • horsedreamer_1

        Though he knows they are here just to spread some fuckin' disease.

  • Nostrildamus

    One more rung down the ladder for Lindsey Lohan.

  • ChernobylSoup

    Wait. Is this Guns n Roses or Poison?

    • emmelemm

      … All of them, Katie.

    • Guns n Poison would be too good for this douchehat.

    • elviouslyqueer

      Anthrax, obvs.

  • SorosBot

    "The girls, meanwhile, were told to save themselves for their husbands and assume a submissive role in the household."

    Huh, I guess I must be doing something wrong then, being happy with a strong woman with her own personality instead of some drone who does whatever I say.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Yeah, but who has the bigger p-ness in your relationship?

    • Lascauxcaveman

      DUDE U R GAY

    • PsycWench

      I once read on a blog devoted to ex-Quiverfuls from a man who was very confused and pissed. His wife wanted to submit completely to him and he really wasn't interested. Irony ensued.

    • Steverino247

      If my wife is going to do something "submissive" it's a lot better when she's taking an active role and enjoying her work, if you know what I mean…

    • What did she threaten you with to make you type that?

      • You ever been married?

        You know that jar they keep on the shelf? The one with the little pink huevos?

  • jodyleek

    This moron's "ministry" is headquartered about an hour west of my house. I shudder every time I think that someone of his ilk lives that close.

  • Mittens Howell, III

    “Hey Jesus! Is there a V.I.P. entrance? We are V.I.P. Dude! We are Christian Heavy Metal Rockers”

    • va_real

      Oh, I think their Jesus has a very special entrance for them…

  • Estproph

    He's anti-ghey and he goes by the name "Bradlee"?

  • That dude is gonna have to have a Chili Feed to raise that kind of scratch.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    It's not defamation if you really are an asshole.

    • Katydid

      Truth is a dish best served cold. No, wait.

  • Barb

    "Junkyard Prophets?" Oh well, "The Butthole Surfers" name was already taken.

    • SayItWithWookies

      Dirty Creeds Done Dirt Cheap.

    • elviouslyqueer

      So was Pansy Division.

      • horsedreamer_1

        For those about to suck cock —

        WE… WEEEEEEE



    • va_real

      So was You've Got Foetus On Your Breath…

  • Goonemeritus

    He of course did this just to get his name out of the C-list Conservative category and propel his rising star to the heights of other Conservative icons like Victoria Jackson.

    • Lascauxcaveman

      1. Be an idiot asshole
      2. Sue Rachael Maddow
      3. …. ?
      4. Profit!

    • PsycWench

      Victoria Jackson has grown, indeed, but I'm not sure "heights" is the right dimension here.

      • Fare la Volpe

        I don't understand how a woman that old and big still thinks she can get away with dressing like an 8-year-old. Where does she shop? Baby Gap XL?

    • mormos

      bad publicity is still publicity!

  • Nowisallthereis

    Is this the guy that Kirk Cameron secretly geh married? Do you know where they are registered? I'd like to get them a nice double-dildo for a wedding present.

  • BigSkullF*ckingDog

    I'm gonna die at the age of 42!

    -goes to cash out 401(k)-

    • emmelemm

      Boom… there's your retirement plan.

      • BigSkullF*ckingDog

        I'm kind of excited now. How will it happen? Will I just not wake up on my 42nd birthday? Will it be some gay-only disease? Or will I be put in a death camp? The possibilities are endless! At least I won't be tottering around after the apocalypse in my eighties, trying to scavenge adult diapers and denture cream. Ha! Sucks to be straight!

    • emmelemm

      PS New doggie in avatar! Is that your actual doggie?

      • whoever's doggie it is — it looks like it's about to jump right out of the frame!

      • BigSkullF*ckingDog

        That is my actual doggie!

    • JustPixelz

      Cheer up. You're going to outlive Jesus. Unless you also have Daddy issues. Then all bets are off.

    • bureaucrap

      I shoulda died eight years ago. That I haven't is a testament to the great healing power of Madonna, Lady Gaga, and Neil Patrick Harris.

      • Oh God, I love NPH!
        He was wonderful in "Assassins," and it broke my heart when he played Lee Harvey Oswald in Act II.

    • I always wanted to ask people who say this, what happens if someone "chooses" to be gay at the age of 43? Are they struck dead retroactively, by time-travelling space-Hitler? Or does the clock only start ticking when they "decide" to be gay, in which case, you're guaranteed to live to the respectable age of 85?

    • I've been dead for three years?!?!

      (This would actually explain quite a few things.)

  • freakishlywrong

    This has GOT to be performance art of the highest magnitude. I'm getting to where I cannot believe the douchery of my fellow citizens. (I must tell myself this to keep from getting stabby).

  • SayItWithWookies

    Hmm — save yourself for marriage or have sex before marriage? I vote for sex instead of marriage — but either way, like with evolution, I think we should teach the controversy.

    • SorosBot

      Hey now, saving sex until marriage works – for about 2% of the population.

      • Fare la Volpe

        Who later kill themselves.

  • Fox n Fiends

    I totally despise including but not limited to the Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.

  • Baconzgood

    That dude is soooooooooooo rock and roll. Rock and Roll still means fuck stick right?

  • OneDollarJuana

    Is that headband hiding a big "L" tattoo?

    • An_Outhouse

      If by "L" tattoo, you mean a lobotomy hole, then yes, yes it is.

  • They told these kids that anyone who was gay was going to die at the age of 42

    Then Barney Frank looks pretty good for a zombie.

  • PhilippePetain

    I love it that, like, ALL of these ass rockers turned into wingers. Alice Cooper, Nugent, Dee Snider, Axl Rose, you name it. Repeated application of peroxide have some side effect we don't know about?

    • Better rethink Dee Snider….

      • PhilippePetain

        Oh well that's good to hear I guess. I had read some shit that made me assume he was a wingnut. Which, you know, I guess I could have forgiven anyway due to his awesome takedowns of Tipper Gore.

    • freakishlywrong

      Fuck, I hope not. *checks roots*.

    • SorosBot

      Ass rockers? Aside from Nugent, they all played some awesome music back in the day. And of course the most successful of the hair rockers, Jon Bon Jovi, is a hardcore liberal activist.

      • PhilippePetain

        Hahaha, hey man, I'm not knockin' their rockin'!

        I think I lump all of that stuff into "ass rock" which is probably less than correct, but meh. I don't really care.

    • Steverino247

      Since Alice Cooper gets beheaded every show, that's gotta be hard on the brain.

    • horsedreamer_1

      Axl's not Right Wing. He's a misanthrope, like Morrissey.

  • If I was Rachel's attorney, I would have billed her for a new fur-lined sink.

    • sezme

      Is that as dirty as it sounds?

  • True Fact: Bradlee Dean's band is based in a Minneapolis strip mall.

    • Baconzgood

      That's a good idea though. When I was in a band I wish we could just walk over during mid rehearsal and get some chinese buffet.

      • We sent the drummer out. No one missed him

        • Baconzgood

          How can one get a drummer off one's front porch?

          Pay for the pizza.

  • sezme

    Defamation: I do not think that word means what you think it means.

  • JustPixelz

    His silky long blond hair reminds me of Ann Coulter. Imagine if those two had a child: Heather has two mommies AND two daddies.

    • Jus_Wonderin

      "Daddy's Wingnut Roomate"

  • comrad_darkness

    What? Hates gays?

    Gay much? (scientific american linkee)

  • Jus_Wonderin

    I hope my fear of a lawsuit won't inhibit me from calling Bradlee a douche.

  • Baconzgood

    If anyone needs GWAR to come into thier house and kick the crap out of them it's this dude.

  • coolhandnuke

    Bradlee Dean, Dave Mustaine and Ted Nugent should form a white power shit metal band–Winger?

    • More like Whinger

    • fitley

      They could name their band ButtStank.

    • HarryButtle

      Megadamn Teatards.

      Anybody know how Tommy Shaw and that guy from Night Ranger feel about all this?

  • rickmaci

    The rightwingtards like this assband (or maybe it's drumass) keep forgetting to read on past the first 15 words of the first amendment. Big mistake.

  • prommie

    Mud on your wedding dress? That must be worse than getting mud on your helmet.

    • sezme

      Mudbloods! Bradlee Dean = Draco Malfoy?

    • Buckminster

      Or is that a fly in your Chardonnay?

    • Jadetiger79

      Is that helmet purple?

  • BarackMyWorld

    By contrast…Did anyone see Nirvana's Kris Novoselic, now a campaign reform activist, on Maddow's show last week? He looked like what if Paul Krugman and Bill Bradley had a kid together…who co-founded one of the greatest bands of all time, but now looks like an accountant.

    • Dildeaux

      Saw him. He sounded informed and lucid. Losing a bit of the follicle, but his brains make up for it.

      • horsedreamer_1

        "His brains make up for it".

        — overheard from the unpainted wall in the Cobains's loft, after the work crew cancelled the interiors job

  • An_Outhouse

    "Remember girls, its important to save yourself for marriage"

    "Oh by the way, my name is Marriage".

  • elviouslyqueer


    Though the band has been pilloried by many on the political left for some of its views, members of the group have often voiced less than doctrinaire positions. Dean, for example, describes former President George W. Bush as a "punk, lyin' stinkin' kid," while maintaining former Vice-President Dick Cheney is a "straight-up liar" who "will be in Hell pretty soon."

    So I guess even a rabid homophobic moranic wingturd can be right on the odd occasion.

    • Buckminster

      I think he just has a problem with everyone who isn't a kooktard metal wanna be.

    • Redhead

      Well Cheney's daughter is gay and… cooties?

    • As long as Citizen Cheney can put himself at the top of organ donor lists, it might be a while before his eternal demonic waterboarding can begin.

      (Unless we find and destroy his horcruxes.)

  • prommie

    I suppose that if you think anti-discrimination laws are discriminatory and anti-hate legislation is hateful, it stands to reason that you will think honest and accurate reporting of your own statements is defamatory. This guy clearly lives in opposite-world, also where Christianity is based on "hate thy neighbor."

  • Dude sounds suspiciously like Michele Bachmann playing around with some "Morning Zoo" DJ's Pitch Shifter.

  • mavenmaven

    Conservatives: Bad Music, Bad Humor.

  • dennis1943

    Lesson: when the truth outs,it can cost you………….24K………

  • Music: wuckachucka-wuckacha-wuck, achucka-wuckachucka…(repeat)

    Lyrics: gobblegarblespittlegobblegarblespittlegobblegarblespittle… (repeat)

    • elviouslyqueer

      You forgot "screaming air guitar interlude" (intermittent)

  • Toomush_Infer

    Hey, I like it that, the way this guy looks, I won't have to imagine him living on the street – he'll look just the same….

    • Buckminster

      ….and he'll be making his way as a male prostitute, no doubt.

    • Swampgas_Man

      Naaah, those extensions will be the first thing to go.

  • 24k! Rachel and entourage will be hittin' the strip clubs tonight!

    • timbo71351

      She ought to donate that $24,000 in the name of Bradlee Dean to Planned Parenthood or an organization that helps gay teens. I'm sure he would appreciate that.

      • Oh sure, rain on my absurdity with something sensible and fitting!

        • horsedreamer_1

          Mad Dog makin' it rain in the stunna shades!

      • Actually, the 24k is to pay her legal fees, so she doesn't owe it to anybody else.

  • Dildeaux

    Die at age 42? Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy? Anybody?

    • Gays are the answer to The Great Question. Didn't we always know that?

  • ttommyunger

    Why are all the super-hot Lib Chicks ghey? I'm talking to you, too Stephanie Miller.

  • Redhead

    "ordered that Dean and his ministry, You Run But You Cannot Hide International,"

    I would hate to say something that would ever border on defamation, so in the style of Fox News, I'll simply ask – does that name sound like a ministry, or a rentboy company? I don't know, but you know, some people are saying, and I'd be remiss if I didn't comment on the speculation, so draw your own conclusions.

    • Butch_Wagstaff

      You Run But You Cannot Hide International
      They must promote a message or love & acceptance, right?

  • kittensdontlie

    That fellow is so flaming gaelic…just like Pastor Haggard and Senator Craig,
    shouting fire while fanning the flames in their pants.

  • Exhausted66

    "Remember girls, its important to save yourself for marriage"

    Ya' gotta love putting a band together and try to NOT get laid.

  • Willardbot9000_V2.5

    Good god christian rock is lame…christian metal is worse. This guy is cultivating the wrong look…Dave Mustaine is a douchey rocker born again who can't sing worth a shit, either. The only reason to like Metallica is because they fired his fuckin' ass. Anyway judging by the shittiness of his music 24k is going to be a tall order…he's going to need a lot of Burger King paychecks to pay for those legal fees. Bradlee was just following the Republican mantra: if you can't be born rich, rip someone else off and then pretend you're self-made…it just didn't work out this time, hahaha.

  • aklibtard

    Shit, how did he he think he would win this? When you put yourself out as a public figure (i.e. hosting a hate mongering radio show) people can basically say any fucking thing they want to about you. Maybe if he'd ever noticed the existence of every tabloid magazine ever printed he'd have thought about this.

  • danielwalldammit

    Lol, that's hilarious. And it's about time that Dean got slapped down on this one.

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