(October 7, 1948- )
Raised in San Diego
Co-host of 'Sneak Previews (1984-1996)'
Wrote 'The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (1978),' 'The Golden Turkey Awards (1980),' 'The Hollywood Hall of Shame (1984),' 'The Son of Golden Turkey Awards (1986),' 'Hollywood vs. America (1992)' and 'Saving Childhood: Protecting Our Children from the National Assault on Innocence (1998)'
Host of the conservative radio program 'The Michael Medved Show'
Why he might be annoying
He was a young liberal extremist who became an old conservative extremist.
He evaluates films not on their artistic merits, but on their supposed 'moral value.'
He is a religious fanatic.
One of his biggest fans is Rush Limbaugh, and he has guest-hosted Limbaugh's show many times.
He complains about celebrities voicing their politics, and yet he uses political criteria in every review he writes.
He dismissively refers to his fellow movie critics as 'establishment.'
He failed his driver's test three times.
He dropped out of Yale Law School.
Why he might not be annoying
His books on bad movies are sometimes amusing.
One critic called him 'a Fundamentalist Christian fanatic,' when in reality he's an Orthodox Jewish fanatic.
In addition to his media criticism, he also wrote a history of the White House chiefs of staff.
He was admitted into Yale University at age 16.
Back in his liberal days, he worked to get more minorities hired by law-enforcement agencies.
He once took second place in a donut-eating contest.
Credit: Wieland Kalligaro
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Year In Review:
In 2016, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 30 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 77 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 26 Votes: 65.38% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 37 Votes: 72.97% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 32 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 26 Votes: 73.08% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 80 Votes: 68.75% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 104 Votes: 76.92% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 164 Votes: 77.44% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 133 Votes: 73.68% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 687 Votes: 70.01% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 561 Votes: 70.23% Annoying
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