Posts filed under “Television”

TDS Pizza War: New York vs Chicago

I am a born and bred New Yorker who loves our pizza. But I also appreciate Chicago pizza like Eduardo’s and Malnati’s. These segments not only resonated, but were hilarious:

Chicago takes exception to Jon’s rant against the Windy City’s signature deep-dish cuisine.

Strife of Pie


In this exclusive, Jason Jones, Steve Buscemi, Matthew Broderick, and Michael Strahan congratulate Chicago on having edible pizza.

Exclusive – New York Pizza is Magic


Fourth-generation Chicago pizza maker Marc Malnati shares a deep-dish pizza with Jon.

Strife of Pie – A Pizza Truce



Pizza segment begins at 3:59

Original Segment that started the tiff

Category: Food and Drink, Humor, Television, Travel, Weekend

Bartiromo to Fox Biz for a Player to be Named Later

  Drudge broke the news that Maria Bartiromo is leaving CNBC and heading to Fox Business News. Business Insider confirmed it with CNBC. She leaves the network she has been with for more than 20 years November 24th. I am sure there is an interesting back story that I know nothing about, but here is…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Television

Jay-Z Penney

Jay-Z faces pressure to end his partnership with Barneys over racial profiling, but Larry Wilmore sees selling out as a sign of progress.   Shopping While Black The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook TDS, November 6, 2013 (06:45)

Category: Consumer Spending, Really, really bad calls, Television, Weekend

Long Island’s Economy Back on Track after Sandy

Long Island’s Economy Back on Track after Sandy Jason Bram and Rachel Keller Liberty Street Economics  October, 2013       In late October last year, Superstorm Sandy devastated and disrupted much of the tri-state region, including a large swath of Long Island. For most of Suffolk County and inland parts of Nassau County, the disruptions were…Read More

Category: Economy, Science, Television

Google Barges

Google parks a mysterious barge off of San Francisco and shares plans to prolong human existence. Jon Stewart Looks at Floaters The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook (05:07)

Category: Humor, Technology, 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.


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