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As many of you know I will be going in for surgery on the 15th of this month. Earlier this week I wrote a diary asking for help in coming up with a reading list for books that were long/series of ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 11:45 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
From the recent Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber . M&M covered vanilla ice followed for dessert. "I know you are all wondering why I'm here tonight.
by annieli
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 01:55 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Rescue me! I got stuck over at E! Online. Jazz Jennings recently appeared on NBC's Meredith Vieira Show . While I'm certain that she was there to promote the fact that she is the newest face of ...
by rserven
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Just imagine Breaking Bad set in any Edwardian colonial outpost and replace crystal meth with incessant clothing changes while having tea and absinthe cookies. Actually this is an opportunity to re-
by annieli
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 12:32 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Yes, it's true. Some people are afraid that too much "diversity" on our TV programming over the last year is hurting the chances of white actors to find work. No, really, they are. This has been ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 11:40 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Now that Clarkson has now been sacked , where could he best reinvent his career? Why in the far-flung Colonies, just like every member of the middling class during the heyday of British Imperialism.
by annieli
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 10:47 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This is not a test. Fox has confirmed a new mini-season of "The X Files": “X-Files” is coming back to Fox as a six-episode limited series, the network told TheWrap. The series’ Emmy Award-...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 11:58 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
As much as Jeremy Clarkson's on-air shtick on BBC's Top Gear was to be more witty yet boorish than the collective intelligence of its dull spin-off program on the US's History Channel, his ...
by annieli
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2015 at 12:55 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Ahhh, yes.... a classic television show, a drag queens dream.. a bit of comedy heaven... "The Golden Girls" was a classic. I remember watching the episodes when they first aired and rofling, and ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 06:22 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I mourn thee Mr. Nimoy. Once again, we measure our own time in this life relative to those who we respect and idolize and how the latter inevitably leave us in our and their mortality. Star Trek ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 120 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 03:22 PM PST with 255 Recommends
It's a complicated world and folks pick different ways to cope with barbarity. Much like the quite "graphic" images available from ISIS itself in its print and online images, combating it should ...
by annieli
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 11:55 AM PST with 5 Recommends
House of Cards is crazy, slick, and in your face. And by the latter, I mean the protagonist Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) breaking the fourth wall and directly talking to you from the screen with ...
by BetterWorldMLK
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 09:09 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Kevin Spacey's Frank Underwood tells the American public they are entitled to nothing in Netflix's "House of Cards" Last week saw the series finale of NBC's Parks and Recreation . It was ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2015 at 07:30 PM PST with 12 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] In our political cycles this is the time of year I pity professional political writers, for “February is pitiless, and it is boring. That parade of red ...
by paradox
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 07:54 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Re-institute the Fairness Doctrine and Require Strict Adherence to Fairness and Accuracy in Broadcast Media. (Edit. Petition to be delivered to the FCC w/cc The President of the United States, ...
by jburtonprod
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 06:34 PM PST with 7 Recommends
The Oscar race for Best Picture tonight is thought to be one between Alejandro G. Iñárritu's Birdman and Richard Linklater's Boyhood . But coverage of this year's Oscars broadcast has been ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 275 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 04:40 PM PST with 42 Recommends
On this date in 1986, one of the most powerful public service ads in television history, featuring a beloved stage and screen actor speaking from the grave, was aired for the first time. When ...
by Richard Riis
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 01:22 PM PST with 36 Recommends
by Walter Brasch “Branding! We have to make you a brand!” “I’m not cattle,” I told my sometimes faux foil assistant Marshbaum, who had just burst into my office. “And if you think I’
by brasch
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 11:41 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard in Fox's 'Empire' One of the big talked about issues with last night's telecast of the Oscars was diversity in the film industry, but it's one that also hangs ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 07:30 PM PST with 30 Recommends
Brian Williams as Willi Vanilli Chris Cillizza wrote a short Washington Post piece last Friday ...
by MessagingMatters
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 10:45 AM PST with 2 Recommends