Category Archives: Dancing with the Gregory

In Which We Welcome David Gregory

I’m not sure what I think of this new Podcast, except that Bluegal and Driftglass are sort of on equal footing: Well known television journalist and author David Gregory brings you “The David Gregory Show” – surprising conversations with famous and … Continue reading

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One Lump of Stupid or Two, CNN?

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) WINS THE MORNING! as they breathlessly tell us where washed-up talking head David Gregory has finally landed after being walked to the door at Meet the Press last year: He’s going to be … Continue reading

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NBC’s Dilemma

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The Sunday Talkies

In case you were looking for it, Dancin’ with the Gregory was pre-empted… wait for it… …for soccer. On the bright side, NBC might actually have some viewers this morning.

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Both sides…

One of the really interesting reactions to the news that Dancin’ Dave is on the ropes at NBC—to the point that they hired some sort of psychologist to talk to his circle of friends—is the reaction that this is having … Continue reading

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Dancing with the Gregory: NBC Has A Solution

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks, Charlie!) tells us: NBC’s “Meet The Press” finished a distant third in both total viewership and the demo this week, marking yet another devastating loss in what has been a brutal winter for the … Continue reading

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The Death of the Media for Sunday May 2, 2014

Crooks and Liars has the complete itinerary of dissemblers and pontificating poltroons who will be appearing on (as Driftglass so aptly calls it) The Mouse Circus. Nicole Belle, one of my favorite writers at C&L has a really good essay … Continue reading

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The Death of the Media, cont.

“Meet the Press” to host climate change “debate” between GOP’s Marsha Blackburn and Bill Nye “the Science Guy” The only thing I can think that would be worse than the Ham-on-Nye pseudo-debate earlier this month would be another pseudo-debate with … Continue reading

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Death of the Media: David Gregory’s Magic Trick

Death of the Media I didn’t think it was possible for Glen Greenwald to appear sympathetic, but David Gregory’s just did it using his gift of general dickishness and being a complete disgrace to the profession that once was journalism. … Continue reading

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The Peacock Network Gives Us the Bird

NEW YORK (AP) — David Gregory has re-upped as host of “Meet the Press.” NBC News shared no details, but described the new deal as “a long-term commitment.” “What a great vote of confidence from NBC,” a pleased-looking Gregory said … Continue reading

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