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Archive for the 'tv' Category

Mumbai and Lesser Phenomena

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

One of the big problems with using Twitter is the inability to filter noise. Think of “just got out of the shower, coffee and then fighting traffic with this hangover,” ad nauseam… Stuff like this is an overstatement. The potential is there. The present reality is something entirely different. When you search on #mumbai you [...]

Chris Matthews Is a Dork

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Displaying the Thready and Impulsive Pulses of the Undecideds

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

…panders to the vapid, yup. But vapid is what CNN does best.

Veep Versus Veep

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Summing up: Palin kept her head above water, but her answers seemed random and erratic and, ultimately, unconvincing. She was exceedingly evasive in answering most direct questions and not very good at it, either. Biden: did what he needed to do. Passionate but even-handed. No real surprises; the guy is smart and experienced. He kept [...]

Maybe I’ve Been Watching Too Much Mad Men lately

Monday, September 29th, 2008

…but it’s impossible not to notice: The Daily Show follows John Oliver calling Jon Stewart “a dirty [bleep]ing Jew” with that new VW commercial where Brooke Shields smarmily states “each day in this country another ten thousand babies are born just for German engineering.”

Campbell Brown Bulldogs Tucker Bounds on CNN

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

The well of talking points seems to be running towards the dry side.

Harry Shearer Gets Love from cnn.com

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

CNN.com trumpets Shearer’s MyDamnChannel.com.


Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Lies and liars.

Tim Russert’s Epitaph

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

When I think of Tim Russert, I’ll remember him as someone who spent the past 30 years leaking information to Bob Novak. Thanks to Harry Shearer for pointing this out in last week’s Le Show.

One More Tim Russert Story

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Only this one has something new to say.