Posts filed under “Television”

Star Trek Fans Are ‘Spocking’ Canadian $5 Bills

I know I mentioned this earlier this morning, but really, how awesome is this:

 

‘Star Trek’ fans told to stop ‘Spocking’ Canadian $5 bill
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Source: Toronto Sun

 

The Toronto Sun is reporting that:

“A drive was launched in the aftermath of Nimoy’s death on Friday to ink the features of his most famous character, Star Trek’s Mr. Spock, on five dollar bills showing a portrait of Canada’s seventh prime minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier.

Large numbers of the notes in circulation now show Laurier with Spock’s pointy ears, trademark haircut and eyebrows, a Star Trek badge and the character’s mantra “live long and prosper”.

Live long and prosper . . .

Category: Currency, Humor, Science, Television

Lefsetz on Bill O’Reilly

Karma’s a bitch. They’re out to get him, but it’s Bill’s response that has me flummoxed. Why does everybody in power double-down, why do they try and blow their attacker’s house down? It makes men look foolish, that they can’t admit that they are wrong, believing he with the biggest megaphone wins when it really…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Television, Think Tank

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83

Source: NYT

Category: Television, Video

TDS: Better Call Foul

The Daily ShowDaily Show Full Episodes,  More Daily Show Videos,  Comedy Central Full Episodes

Category: Financial Press, Humor, Television, Weekend

Killing Cancer

Vice: Special report: Killing Cancer, Friday February 27 10:30 on HBO

 

 

Source: thefutoncritic

Category: Science, Television, Video

Jimmy Fallon Recaps SNL’s 40th Anniversary


Source: YouTube

Category: Humor, Television, Video

Go on the Daily Show!

Last week, we had the announcement of the end of Jon Stewart’s run on The Daily Show. I had been saving this column for the next TDS disaster, but rather than hold it, I decided to set it free. Enjoy. ~~~ A few months ago, my fellow Bloomberg View columnist Megan McCardle anticipated just such a…Read More

Category: Humor, Media, Really, really bad calls, Television

TDS & Jon Stewart’s Legacy: By the Numbers


Source: Yahoo

Category: Humor, Television, Video

All Hail the Daily Show!

Last night, Jon Stewart announced he would not be renewing his contract for The Daily Show. It immediately set off a scramble – who is going to replace him? What might this mean for intelligent, hard-hitting media criticism? And what is Jon going to do in the future? You might think that in this era…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Humor, Media, Television

TDS: Guardians of the Veracity

Category: Financial Press, Really, really bad calls, Television, Video