Posts filed under “Television”

TV Talk: Comedy Catastrophes

I saw a few of the many many new comedies, and I was not impressed by most of them:

The Times reporters Bill Carter and Brian Stelter discuss the many tanking comedies that had their premiere this season.

October 3, 2013
By Christopher Cascarano

Category: Television, Weekend

Saturday Night TV: 50 Years of Doctor Who

Click through for videos:   Fifty years of Doctor Who: how I fell in love with a timelord 28 Sep 2013:As Doctor Who celebrates its half-century, superfan Jenny Colgan kicks off our special62 comments Doctor who? The timelord’s companions since 2005 have their say 28 Sep 2013:Billie Piper, Freema Agyeman, Catherine Tate and Karen Gillan…Read More

Category: Television, Weekend

Lehman Brothers Anniversary & Economic Recovery

America’s economy is back after the 2008 Lehman Brothers collapse, but only for the top 1 percent. (03:22)

The Colbert Report
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Category: Bailouts, Humor, Television, Video

FLASHBACK: The Economy & You – Wall Street Collapse

Jon figures the Wall Street collapse won’t hurt you, assuming you fit into one of a few broad archetypes.

(04:31)

Category: Bailouts, Humor, Television, Video

Tivo Fodder: Sports Night

Newsroom returns tonight on HBO. I watch the show, and while its often well acted & written, it does have a bothersome range, careening from annoyingly preachy to genuinely interesting plot lines. While Aaron Sorkin’s writing is sharp, and his characters are mostly very good, I don’t want to discuss Newsroom. Rather than discuss that…Read More

Category: Humor, Television

How the Weather Channel Forecasts What You’ll Buy

    WSJ: “The Weather Channel knows the chance for rain in St. Louis on Friday, what the heat index could reach in Santa Fe on Saturday and how humid Baltimore may get on Sunday. It also knows when you’re most likely to buy bug spray. The enterprise is transforming from a cable network viewers…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Science, Television

TDS: The Big Bank Fury

The SEC settles with big banks involved in the 2008 global financial crash and then brags about it. The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook (04:59)

Category: Humor, Television, Weekend

SEC vs. Fabulous Fab

Sleuths at the SEC prove mid-level Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre misled his investors during the global financial crisis.

The Colbert Report
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Wednesday August 7, 2013 (03:36)

Category: Humor, Television, Video

Pay Mas – Fast Food & Minimum Wage

Watch both of these, but the 2nd one is the killer:

Fast food workers agitate for higher wages and the right to unionize.

Pay Mas

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Fast food workers demand increased wages and financial analyst Neil Cavuto shares details of his first job.

(04:11)

Category: Humor, Television, Video, Wages & Income

Doctors Timeline for Doctor Who

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Category: Television, Weekend