Posts filed under “Television”
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
(04:59) January 28, 2014