Category Archives: media

Time Magazine Sold

My real-life friend Matt told me once that when you have three of anything, it counts as a collection. So with that definition in mind, we see west-coast, technology billionaires collecting old paper media: Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post. … Continue reading

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Please Seek Help, Tucker

Hebephrenic TeeVee Dinner heir, vanity press owner, and Black Studies scholar, Tucker Carlson, and Stormy Daniel’s attorney Michael Avenatti had a delightful conversation on Fox News. Throughout the interview, Fox News’ patented insult chyron scrolled by with gems such as: … Continue reading

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Time To Take A Knee

DEVELOPING: Search warrant: Marijuana found in Botham Jean’s apartment after deadly shooting https://t.co/ISSGgxgt34 pic.twitter.com/iE6IsnNUUX — FOX 4 NEWS (@FOX4) September 13, 2018 So, the police are gonna drug test the dead black VICTIM, not the white cop who was literally … Continue reading

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From Birtherism to Deatherism, Trump Has All Conspiracy Theories Covered

Yesterday, we might have mentioned Comrade Trumps twin tweets denying that Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 Puerto Ricans last year… 3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico. When I left the Island, AFTER the … Continue reading

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The Morning Schadenfreude Brought To Us By CBS

Well, this is damn good for CBS, too: CBS Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Leslie Moonves has resigned, becoming the highest-profile media executive yet to see his career ended from the weight of sexual harassment allegations. Moonves and six other … Continue reading

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Comrade Trump’s War on the Media, Cont.

President Stupid visited Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to campaign for for U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, who is the state’s Republican candidate for governor. Oh, and to windbag about himself: “I was just shaking hands with some people from your area … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Long Read

It’s a long read, but strangely compelling: The Mystery of Tucker Carlson One of the enduring puzzles of the modern era is how Tucker Carlson revived his flailing career after Jon Stewart destroyed it in a single guest appearance. This … Continue reading

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Local Pundit Punts

The Death of the Media The moment that will always define Chuck Todd to me is when he had the privilege of asking the very first question of newly inaugurated Barack Obama at Obama’s first White House press conference, and … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Eff-Up

The Death of the Media The New Yorker Festival is an annual event in which cultural influencers from celebrities to academics appear at venues scattered around Manhattan to pontificate and bloviate, and preen in the spotlight. The New Yorker editor David … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Pie Fight, Comrade Preznint Stupid, The Russian Usurper, Death of the Media, Nazis, Steve Bannon | 3 Comments

How To Get The Nazi Off Your TeeVee

[Ed. Note – I’m going to get some terms wrong in this, but the facts are correct. I’ve been pondering what to do with this post, but the New Yorker fuck-up made this timely. You see, if they knew (and … Continue reading

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