Posts filed under “Television”

Colbert on David Letterman’s Retirement

David Letterman announces his retirement from “Late Show”.

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Category: Television, Weekend

On Letterman: Babe Ruth is Retiring

David Letterman announced his retirement Thursday. Keith honors the man behind The Late Show and remembers a particularly interesting time on the show when Keith filled in for guest John McCain.  

Category: Television, Weekend

Vice

Never bet against Tom Freston. And he’s bet on Shane Smith. As MTV cedes its reign as the voice of a generation, as websites go click-happy, with an ever-descending parade of lowest common denominator drivel, Vice is rising like a phoenix to become the most important media outlet appealing to the younger generation. That’s right,…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Television, Think Tank

How New Yorker Cartoons Get Chosen

New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff lets 60 Minutes cameras into the weekly process of picking the magazine’s famous cartoons 60 Minutes ~~~ Morley Safer’s favorite New Yorker cartoons Morley Safer picks some of his favorite cartoons from his 60-odd years as a reader of The New Yorker magazine

Category: Humor, Television, Weekend

Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson

COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY, the thrilling new 13-part series from EP/writer Ann Druyan and EP Seth MacFarlane, premieres Sunday, March 9 at 9/8c on FOX. Subscribe now for more COSMOS clips See more of Cosmos on our official site

Category: Science, Television, Weekend

Cadillac ELR: ‘Work Hard’

Nice looking Hybrid Electric car: It could give Tesla a run for their money. ~~~ Caddy created a clever little commercial: Introducing the first ever Cadillac ELR. You work hard, you create your own luck and just gotta believe, that ANYTHING is possible. Learn more about the first ever Cadillac ELR   See also Watch…Read More

Category: Technology, Television, Weekend

Appetite for Distraction

Bill O’Reilly sits down with President Obama before the Super Bowl to discuss important components of the Fox scandal grab-bag.

Bill O’Reilly, President Obama, and the Super Bowl Pre-Show

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President Obama deflects attention from his scandals by doing an interview with Fox about his scandals right before the most watched event in the history of television.

Appetite for Distraction

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Category: Politics, Television, Video

George Costanza in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

click for video Source: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee See also: The Seinfeld Reunion Happened and it was a 90 Second Ad for a WebsiteThe Guardian

Category: Humor, Television, Weekend

Follow Up: Daily Show Blowback

Last night’s Daily Show appearance (described here: How I Ended Up On The Daily Show) generated a surprising amount of interest. As much as I would like to claim responsibility for the buzz — my calm demeanor and rational approach as the cause — in reality, the person on the other side of the argument, Peter…Read More

Category: Humor, Media, Television, Wages & Income

TDS: Wage Against the Machine

Below is my Daily Show debut.

The segment was pretty good. As noted last night, we shot for 2 hours, and lots of great stuff was left on the cutting room floor. The discussion on higher paying retailers such as Costco and Trader Joes versus Walmart was actually interesting, and Samantha was really funny in that section. I guess if I wanted more screen time, I should have spoken about retarded people deserving to earn less than minimum wage (watch the video to understand).

Samantha Bee explores the devastating economic effects of raising the minimum wage to the poverty level.

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Category: Humor, Media, Television, Video, Wages & Income