Posts filed under “Television”

Lewis Black: New York Versus Texas

“Don’t mess with Texas? No, don’t f**ck with New York!”


Category: Humor, Television, Video

A Brief Refresher on Glass Steagall

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

Category: Bailouts, Really, really bad calls, Regulation, Television

Senator Warren Discussing Glass Steagall

How embarrassing:

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).

Category: Regulation, Television, Video

US vs Canadian Bank Regulations: Money Boo Boo

Internal e-mails implicate credit rating agencies in the 2008 financial crisis.

Money Boo Boo

Monday June 24, 2013 (04:33)


Jason Jones teaches regulation-loving Canadian bankers the advantages of harmless free-market fun.

Money Boo Boo – The Canadian Banking System

Monday June 24, 2013 (05:49)

Category: Analysts, Bailouts, Derivatives, Humor, Really, really bad calls, Regulation, Television, Video

Media Rules

If it’s not in the newspaper, that doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. Just because the newspaper says it’s important, that doesn’t mean it is. Don’t confuse ink with traction. You can hire a PR person, be all over the media, and no one can care. Just because you’re on TV, don’t assume everyone’s seen you….Read More

Category: Financial Press, Television, Think Tank

Best New TV Show of 2013: Maron

  I do a decent amount of flying for work. One of the things that passes the time on flights has been Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast. When I have 45 minutes to kill — too short for a movie but when I am too beat to read a book — its the perfect slice of…Read More

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Humor, Television

Dylan Ratigan: Life After Cable News

Al Madrigal questions former MSNBC pundit Dylan Ratigan about leaving cable news for the less angry world of hydroponic farming.

Tuesday May 21, 2013 (05:39)

Category: Television, Video

Pumpcast News: Prank turns couple into Internet sensation

Part 1 – The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

via MSN

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Category: Humor, Television, Weekend

The Mila Kunis Interview

10,135,014 views. (see video below) And they say to go on late night TV… Normalcy, it’s the new rock star persona. I mean what kind of crazy, f***ed up world do we live in where an actress is more honest and more real and delivers more personality than a musician? One in which music is…Read More

Category: Music, Television, Weekend

Louis C.K. – Oh My God Trailer (HBO Special)

Tune in on Saturday, April 13th at 10PM for Louis C.K.’s new HBO Comedy special. Published on Mar 8, 2013 Connect with HBO on Facebook and Twitter: #louisckonHBO

Category: Humor, Television, Weekend