Posts filed under “Television”
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
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
Watch both of these, but the 2nd one is the killer:
Fast food workers agitate for higher wages and the right to unionize.
Fast food workers demand increased wages and financial analyst Neil Cavuto shares details of his first job.
Last week, I referenced the Warren-McCain bill to restore Glass Steagall. Earlier this morning, we showed Senator Warren discussing the bill on CNBC. The Squawkbox anchors revealed such a shocking ignorance of history, that we are compelled to offer a brief refresher on what Glass Steagall does and does not do. (Kudos to Senator Warren…Read More
The shocking ignorance/hilarity demonstrated by the anchors’ inane questions is rife with Fox News Penis Envy.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discusses the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on July 12, 2013. Senator Warren introduced the legislation with Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Angus King (I-ME).