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Archive for the 'tv' Category

This Better Not Suck As Badly As The Sarah Silverman Show Did

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Comedy Central Orders Series With Anthony Jeselnik, Amy Schumer And Ben Hoffman

Rosanne Cash “The World Unseen”

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

PBS re-ran her Austin City Limits performance from 2010 last weekend; this song was a highlight. This studio version (above) is simply amazing.

Brooksley Born Vs. the Clinton Administration Financial Triumvirate

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Frontline remains the most effective storyteller in news media. Bless them. If you watch TV on your computer and want to know the backstory leading to the ’08 worldwide monetary meltdown, watch this.


Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

The funniest thing I’ve seen in a long time. After watching the first three episodes on rented DVD I went and bought seasons 1 and 2…hearing Wishbone Ash used as incidental music in the first episode sealed the deal.

Ode to Kate’s TV

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Cokie Punditry Underlies the Greenhouse Window

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Manakin on the Jerry Lewis Telethon, 1978

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

I’m sure there are weirder/creepier videos out there. It’s just that no others come to mind right now. Thanks to Brian Turner for the link.

“Moral Hazard Trumped Systemic Risk”

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Inside The Meltdown

Why Cody Diablo Is Annoying

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Toni Collette has multiple personalities, all of them written by Diablo Cody. I wish it didn’t take two paragraphs to explain, but it’s a start: More precocious than her elders, she swiftly discovered a knack for cheesing people off, largely because she is a creature of the times and because snark itself is her art, [...]

Ariana Huffington Told Me To Blog

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

…but I’m going to do it anyway. MSNBC is disturbing. NBC is dumb. Have a good holiday! …oh, and Ariana Huffington is still a dope.