Archive for the 'Television' Category

John Oliver On Televangelists

There’s something happening here What it is ain’t exactly clear Those were the words of one Stephen Stills, written back in ’66, when the man tried to cramp the style of the youth, back before Pandora’s Box was paved over and everybody dashed for cash. How did that work out for the man? It didn’t. […]

Bill Simmons

Crawling from the wreckage into a brand new car Bill Simmons has edges. To the point where ESPN’s majordomo, John Skipper, decided to fire him. This is like the high school principal teaching you a lesson. Proving that no individual is as big as the institution. You had contempt for the administration at your educational […]

Television Trumps Digital

Buy this book. IMMEDIATELY! “Television Is the New Television: The Unexpected Triumph of Old Media In the Digital Age” The first thing I do every morning is check the headlines in the “New York Times” app, to see if the world blew up. I’d like to check the “Wall Street Journal” app but its functionality […]

Brian Williams

Robert Downey, Jr. paid his debt to society and came back as Iron Man. Williams didn’t do drugs, he only lied, he’s been off the air for months, bring him back into his old chair because he’s a movie star and if you don’t think the nightly news is entertainment, you’re not aware of the […]