Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Obama Introduces Sonia Sotomayor

Here's the new video Obama just released laying out his argument for Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation for the Supreme Court.

Gibbs Talks About Sotomayor's YouTube Video

This is definitely the first Supreme Court appointment of the "YouTube era." Robert Gibbs tries to bring the issue back to reality.

"I think it's important to look at not just what's up on YouTube, but the full context of the discussion that's being had at the point that she talks about this."

Here's the original YouTube video that's causing the stir, in case you haven't seen it.

College Humor on the Kindle 3

College Humor introduces the world to the new visual interface of the Kindle 3, with help from my old friend Jess Lane.

"I never had the patience to read Romeo and Juliet before, but now I can't put it down. Did you know John Leguizamo's in the book?"

The iPhone New Yorker Cover

Jorge Colombo became the first "artist" to create a New Yorker cover with an iPhone. This video, which could really use some music, shows how he did it.

Rush Limbaugh Calls Obama and Sotomayor 'Reverse Racists'

Someone's not too happy about the growing power of non-whites.

Megyn Kelly Hates Sonia Sotomayor

"Is there anyway Republicans can shut this down?" Probably not, but Megyn Kelly and Fox News will be trying their hardest.

California Supreme Court Upholds Gay Marriage Ban

In a disappointing, but not unexpected decision, the California Supreme Court has upheld Prop 8. On the up side, the 18,000 couples who were married before the law went into effect will stay married. The fight continues...

Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: Bradley Cooper

Sure, it's a shameless promo for The Hangover, but Galifianakis can do whatever he wants as far as I'm concerned.

"I think I was thinking about The Wedding Planner."

Obama Picks Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Court

...and Fox and Friends gleefully started to discredit her.

Colin Powell Responds to Cheney

It looks like one of the bigger (non)stories I missed this weekend was the continuation of Powell vs. Cheney. Colin Powell addressed Dick Cheney's comments about preferring Rush Limbaugh on Face the Nation, advocating for "building on the base" rather than "sitting on the base." TPMTV put together this recap of how the drama unfolded on the Sunday morning talk shows.