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Category Archives: Television

Good Night, and Good Luck


I got the news about Keith Olbmerann’s firing today in a rogue Tweet on my iPhone as I was at my day job, which is actually more of a night job. I messaged the news to Papa Bonk. So incensed was I that I constructed the previous entry on my iPhone and blogged it on […]

Current TV: Firing Olbermann ‘Part of a Broad Strategy


Producers at Current TV say today’s firing of well-known and popular liberal firebrand Keith Olbermann is part of a larger strategy: Irrelevance and unwatchability. Current insiders said Olbermann’s “Countdown” flew in the face of the channel’s programming strategy, running long, drab shows about miserable social issues halfway around the world, as well as programming showcasing […]

President of the World


If you watch the same general news programming nightly that we do here at the imaginary think-tank Crack Whores for Good Government, you’ve seen the promos for the latest Chris Matthews joint, “President of the World,” a piece that looks like it’s going to be a flattering portrait of one William “J.J.” Jefferson Clinton. It […]

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A Special Special Comment


For a long time, our man Keith did everything he could to wear out his signature bit, the “special comment.” I suspect that his handlers were impressed with the ratings they bore and egged him on, to the point where for a while he was making a nightly “quick comment.” Either at that point, or […]

The Lawrence O'Donnell Show


A few years ago, this blogger had fairly accurately predicted within some proximity that Noted Lesbian Rachel Maddow would become a television star. Now it is with utter cheer that I can report that my prediction in that vein regarding one Lawrence O’Donnell were completely wrong. I have always predicted that O’Donnell seems to be […]



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Ugly Poo-Poo


I’m not sure why the ongoing fever pitch of ugly behavior in these Untied States of America is causing any sense of surprise among anyone who’s been paying attention. The reactions and the stories you’ve been seeing of late are not new and they are not random or accidental. The spitting on a congressman and […]

Jon Stein-Beck


If you watch one embed on the Series of Tubes today, please make it the following: This: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c



Nothing is more frightening than an empty vessel in power. —Chris Matthews