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Tuesday, March 12 2013

We Saw Your Hypocrisy: Seth MacFarlane, Hollywood, and the Liberal Media

When PC people manufacture controversies such as the uproar over Seth MacFarlane's Oscar humor, they reveal that they are oblivious to how they consistently confirm every unflattering stereotype depicting them as humorless bores.


Thursday, January 31 2013

Comics-in-Chief: Laughing With (and At) the Presidents - The Growth of Democracy & the Flow of Humor

“Greatest” and “worst” president surveys continue to reveal what is surely not just a coincidence: we have always and still continue to revere our wits in the White House.


Monday, August 29 2011

Your Brain in the Voting Booth

President Obama may not be everything people’s brains deceived them into thinking he was, but he’s who he said he would be all along.


Thursday, May 19 2011

Killing Osama bin Laden and David Mamet’s Special Ops Drama, ‘The Unit’

Viewing the world through a haze of vaguely remembered TV shows, tough-guy dialogue and TV jingles, the news about Osama bin Laden’s death quickly turned thoughts to The Unit, the TV series created by once-great writer David Mamet.


Friday, April 29 2011

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell hits NBC over Trump


Monday, April 25 2011

The Government Shutdown: Only on Television

President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid managed to negotiate a compromise with the Republicans just two hours before a shutdown would have occurred. President Obama didn't have it as easy as The West Wing's Jed Bartlet.


Monday, February 1 2010

Game Change by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin

To paraphrase Lewis Black, if the candidates in the 2008 election represent evolution, then by 2016 we're going to be voting for plants.


Friday, January 8 2010

The Obamas branch beyond TV news shows


Wednesday, July 29 2009

Winning the Presidency 2008 by William J. Crotty

The details of the recent presidential election will soon fade, and you'll want to have this recap and analysis to reflect on.


Tuesday, June 16 2009

Rachel Maddow Takes on Obama Over Defense of Marriage Act (video)

US Citizens Constitutional Rights continue to be trampled. Thanks, Obama (Not!)


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Redemption Song by Niall Stanage (Reviews) [11.May.09]
Street Art’s Day in the Sun (Features) [21.Jan.09]
Frontline: Dreams of Obama (Reviews) [20.Jan.09]
Celebrities fete Obama (News) [19.Jan.09]
Obama by the … uh, books (News) [18.Jan.09]
What’s Barack Doing In My Burnout? (Moving Pixels) [28.Oct.08]
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