Y’know, this blog is not a bulk-oriented outlet, in terms of content. Never has been. Some of that’s procrastination, some of it’s due to limited time, but some of it comes from not having something original to say about events. So, it’s unusual for me to weigh in on something that everybody’s already talking about. [...]
I missed the anniversary, but it was ten years ago (actually Jan. 11, 1999) that brought the debut of Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show, taking over for original host Craig Kilborn. And the face of late-night satirical television has never been the same. The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th [...]
Well, I’m kinda on a political roll… What can I tell you? At least I’m posting, right? I’ve never said anything about Keith Olbermann and his program Countdown. I was a fan of his old program The Big Show and found him to be a witty and erudite host. So I enjoyed Countdown and found [...]
“There are a bunch of disaffected people who listen to the cassettes, are influenced by the ideology. It’s sort of ideology that’s holding it together, not some sort of command structure.” Newsweek‘s Fareed Zakaria on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, July 21, 2005. Is he talking about Al-Qaeda? Or Tony Robbins?