Monday, May 11, 2009

Olbermann Thinks Wanda Sykes Crossed a Line

On Countdown, Keith praises Obama's jokes, but thinks Wanda Sykes went too far.


Landline TV hits the nail on the head with this one. Biden as Johnny Drama is great. Somehow, this feels long overdue.

Media Matters: Going With Rush

After Dick Cheney announced that he prefers Rush Limbaugh to Colin Powell, Media Matters produced this video illuminating the implications of that statement.

Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell as the Nauseated Waiters

Everybody's talking about The Dana Carvey Show after yesterday's New York Times article on the DVD release. The whole series is available on YouTube, but the sketch that's getting the most belated buzz is this gem, starring the two men who went on to become much more famous than Dana Carvey.

Gibbs on the Future of the Republican Party

Robert Gibbs responds to Cheney's choice of Rush Limbaugh over Colin Powell.

"The answer that he gave to the future of the Republican Party picking Rush Limbaugh over Colin Powell was an illuminating answer about what you're going to see going forward."

Where the Wild Things Are Focus Group

The kids are going to love this movie. And by kids, I mean hipsters in their 20's.

Where The Wild Things Are Focus Group #1 from Lance Bangs on Vimeo.

How Dare Obama Laugh at Something Hilarious!

John Fund appeared on Fox and Friends to display his outrage that the "tone" in Washington hasn't changed yet.

"He shouldn't have laughed at that outrageous Wanda Sykes joke about Rush Limbaugh."

Obama: Michael Steele is 'In the Heezy'

Talking Points Memo isolated my favorite part of Obama's WHCA Dinner speech.

"Michael Steele is in the house tonight. Or as he would say, 'in the heezy.' What's up?"

See also: Michael Steele's Reaction to Obama's White House Correspondents Dinner Speech

Meredith Vieira and David Gregory on Wanda Sykes' Speech

On the Today Show this morning, Meredith Vieira and David Gregory review Wanda Sykes' comments about Rush Limbaugh.

The New York Times in 2040

Intel has an interesting takeover ad on today showing us what the paper will look like 31 years from now. Manhattan will be 95 degrees in May and there will be diplomatic dolphins, but they do not indicate whether the New York Times will be available in print.