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Before there was VEEP, there was The Thick of It. The brainchild of the same writer, Armando Iannucci, it offered a funnier and much more scathing view of modern-day politics. It's about Britain, ...
by lawrencegoodman
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 07:01 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I watched the opening show last night and thought... not bad. I love the fact there's at last a comedy show focussing on race, but, well, I still miss Colbert. Don't get me wrong. Wilmore is funny. ...
by lawrencegoodman
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 05:55 AM PST with 9 Recommends
It's sad but most foreigners get their idea of what Americas is about by our TV shows aired around the world.Shows like Survivor ,The Apprentice and WWE Wrestling . Each showing us at our worst ,our ...
by blackribboncampaign
Comment Count 48 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2015 at 01:48 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Two recent events - where's the news? Something happened last week and the resulting epiphany was so great that I can't remember what it was. And, then it happened again last night and I had the ...
by pnchad
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Dec 28, 2014 at 10:10 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Cut it.
by kos
Comment Count 274 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 12:30 PM PST with 168 Recommends
Recently, we were privileged to have Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss his presidential plan, his 12 point progressive Economic Agenda for America, and how he maintains a sense of fun and optimism.
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 07:32 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically. ~ Rabindranath ...
by belinda ridgewood
Comment Count 85 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 05:00 PM PST with 49 Recommends
NB: Russian spam diary delayed due to extended LULZ. Sorry for the inconvenience. In the tried and true tradition of American holiday culture, I spent my day-after-Thanksgiving lying on the couch ...
by bastrop
Comment Count 91 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2014 at 05:03 PM PST with 51 Recommends
Talk Radio Live at the Midnight Hour (ET) from uptown Manhattan, we're talkin' Election Suppression, movies, pop culture and some News and Politics du jour. Join the convo at 417-717-1454 or join ...
by winkk
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 08:42 PM PST with 1 Recommend
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by thinkingblue
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 08:03 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Normally, I would watch the election results on MSNBC. I have done so many times. I won't watch CNN, especially since they have been so pro-Republican these past few weeks. On MSNBC, I can watch ...
by varii
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 12:50 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Democrat Mary Burke's campaign for Wisconsin governor has been running an extremely effective TV ad lately and it's about pizza. Actually, it's about Republican Gov. Scott Walker's overly ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 133 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 08:30 AM PDT with 302 Recommends
In two words "instant gratification". Blogging and arguing online is instantly rewarding in various ways. Either people get a sense of being holier than thou or having been right about being cynical ...
by JSegal
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2014 at 01:31 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Years ago, I was the PTA president for my kids' school. One of the items I worked hard to achieve was to bring back the Family Hour on TV. Back then, with only 5 channels to choose from, there wasn'
by grannycarol
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Oct 11, 2014 at 02:24 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Is Progressive talk radio dead? No, but close. Initial Phase: During the Bush years and leading up to the 2004 Election Progressives finally began to understand that we didn’t have nearly the ...
by jamatucci1
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Oct 06, 2014 at 04:07 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
First of all, sorry for the long gap between Parts I and II. The events leading to this diary may already be out of the news cycle but it is still relevant because of the underlying mechanisms of ...
by Steve CXS
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 09, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
My 22-year-old friend has been asking me to watch Game of Thrones. He and I love movies and good TV series and often this 50ish year old gets him to tag along to some of my entertaining diversions ...
by MoConnor
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2014 at 02:40 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Towards the end of the film Lincoln , Radical Republican Sen. Thaddeus Stevens returns home to his African-American housekeeper (who doubles as his mistress) with good news: the 13th Amendment, ...
by liamcdg
Comment Count 69 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 01:46 PM PDT with 80 Recommends
Anybody who knows me knows that I'm a major horror movie buff. Ever since I can remember, I've loved scaring myself silly with Chucky, Leatherface, the Blair Witch, you name it. I wasn't allowed ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 69 comments on Sat Aug 30, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Of the 10 trending topics on Twitter right now, seven of them concern Robin Williams. It’s an interesting look at the work people all over the Interwebs associate with the comedic genius, ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Aug 12, 2014 at 07:24 AM PDT with 4 Recommends