Category Archives: Media Sources

Jay Leno Returning to 11:30PM Slot

Thursday, January 7, 2010 In case anyone cares, TMZ is reporting Jay Leno is returning to his 11:30 PM time slot. The fate of Conan O’Brien is undecided. I’m not a regular late night viewer because usually I’m in bed … Continue reading

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Coal-Sponsored CNN Rejects Anti-Coal Ad

Sunday, March 1, 2009 There’s so much wrong about post-Ted Turner CNN that it would take paragraphs for me to adequately describe. The ‘most trusted name in news,’ as it likes to remind its viewers, is heavily sponsored by the … Continue reading

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CNN’s Larry King: “In 10 years we’ll have a what, a lesbian?”

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 CNN’s Larry King was phoned by Ryan Seacrest yesterday during Seacrest’s 102.7 KIIS radio program in Los Angeles to get his opinion on the election of America’s first African American president, when King suddenly blurted out: … Continue reading

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Politico’s Ben Smith Needs to, You Know, Lay Off Caroline Kennedy

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 The New York media is up on all fours over Gov. David Patterson’s possible appointment of Caroline Kennedy to fill the soon-to-be-vacated senate seat currently held by Hillary Clinton. While many people are thrilled at the … Continue reading

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A Case of Mistaken Lunch

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 Wal Mart shoppers see what they want to see. Or don’t.

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Meet the Press Meets Irrelevance

Sunday, December 7, 2008 NBC’s Meet the Press, the venerable Sunday morning political blab program was rocked to its foundation by the untimely death of longtime host Tim Russert in June. The network was forced to quickly scrambled to find … Continue reading

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Joe Scarborough Drops the “F” Bomb on Live TV

Monday, November 10, 2008 Joe Scarborough, the rightwing host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, dropping the “F” bomb this morning on live television. Will the FCC go batshit crazy the same way they did a few years ago when the country … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 “When a political party reaches the point of lurching incoherence, the most effective cure is a good, long spell in the wilderness. Americans should help Republicans out by sending them home to get their act together.” … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Sunday, October 5, 2008 “I’m a maverick and I may not answer the questions tonight.” – NBC News anchor Brian Williams, on the Late Show with David Letterman

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Olbermann and Matthews No Longer Anchoring

Monday, September 8, 2008 Buckling to criticism from the rightwing, and more specifically, the McCain camp, the grand experiment of having Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews together anchor the election coverage has officially come to an end. The New York … Continue reading

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Media Regurgitates the Same Palin Talkingpoints

Thursday, September 4, 2008 McCandy delivered a speech last night at the Republican National Convention (written for her but not by her) with a enough anti-Biden and anti-Obama rhetoric to make the conservative base and the PUMA loons sing in … Continue reading

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Caroline Kennedy Tells Wolf Blitzer to STFU

Thursday, August 28, 2008 I’ve always loved Caroline Kennedy. She’s so smart and poised — the very embodiment of her mother and father. So it was particularly satisfying to watch her shut down CNN’s braindead anchor, Wolf “Leslie” Blitzer.

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Rachel Maddow Gets Her Own Show

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Rachel Maddow, the splendid Air America host and sometimes filler-inner for Keith Olbermann, will get her own MSNBC program, replacing Dan Abrams 9PM slot. Rachel’s new show commences 09/09/08. I only have one word: finally!

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Who Watches Cable News?

Saturday, August 16, 2008 This is interesting. The latest Pew Research survey looks at the partisan make up cable news network viewership. Frankly, the percentage of Democrats who watch Fox seems high. CNN: 51% Democrats, 18% Republicans, 23% independents MSNBC: … Continue reading

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Michelangelo’s David is Returning to Italy

Thursday, July 31, 2008 And after a two year visit to the United States……, His Proud Sponsors were: H/T to LoneStarBear

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The New Yorker Cover That Wasn’t

Saturday, July 19, 2008 H/T to my buddy The Field Negro

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BREAKING: List of the U.S. Banks Likely to Fail

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 While the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is keeping secret its official list of 90 troubled banks, ABC News has obtained other lists prepared by several research groups and financial analysts. Banks in Colorado, Maryland, Georgia … Continue reading

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Another Clintonista Joins FOX News

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Following closely on the heels of Lanny Davis, Howard Wolfson, who was a top strategist for the presidential campaign of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, is going where some Democrats were unwilling to go during the early … Continue reading

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