David Shuster goes at it with Brian Brown from the National Organization For Marriage on MSNBC.
Friday, May 1, 2009
Greta asks Miss California some questions about gay rights and doesn't get much back.
"When I do have a better answer for you I will get back to you on that one."
Three highlights today.
Track of the week: Black Lips ft. GZA - The Drop I Hold [My Old Kentucky Blog]
Show of the week: The Dead - April 24, 2009 at Nassau Coliseum [NYCTaper]
Video of the week: Bruce Springsteen - London Calling (April 29, 2009 at the Spectrum in Philadelphia) [PreFixMag]
Colbert explores a new way to grade the president.
"Now reviewing the first fourteen Mondays of a presidency has been a time-honored way of judging a new administration ever since I yanked it out of my ass fifteen seconds ago."
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|President Obama - The First 14 Mondays|
Can't say I really know too much about this show, but I'll watch any reality show starring Sarah Palin. And this exchange is exactly what I'm looking for.
Guy with handlebar mustache and sunglasses: So, you snow mobile?
Sarah Palin: Oh, yeah. Snow machine, yes.
Posted by Matt Wilstein at 9:58 AM
Here's how Fox News dealt with the news of David Souter leaving the Supreme Court.
"Because this guy has been liberal in the past, Obama would really have to appoint an outright socialist for him to find someone more to the left of Souter."
Below is an excerpt from the TIME 100 issue. You can almost see the tears in Beck's eyes.
He attracts more listeners with just his voice than the rest of us could ever imagine. He is simply on another level.
No matter how many new technologies pop up, nothing will ever surpass the intimacy of radio. And nobody will ever be better at utilizing it than Rush. His consistency, insight and honesty have earned him a level of trust with his listeners that politicians can only dream of. And that is why the more irrelevant critics try to make him, the more relevant he becomes.
Rachel Maddow gave Judy Shepard a platform to address Virginia Foxx's offensive commentary calling Matthew's Shepard's hate-crime murder a "hoax."
The Decider has an interesting article today how some of the funniest situations on Seinfeld would have been impossible with today's technology. They list cellphones ("The Chinese Restaurant"), caller ID ("The Susie") and YouTube ("The Boyfriend") as examples. It's so true. The "second spitter" video would have been wildly popular on YouTube.