In order to keep my writing skills at the ready—available to me whenever I need them—I need to exercise my writing muscles on a consistent basis. The truth is that I’d rather be watching TV, though. Therefore, for the next year, I will write about a different TV show each week. That’s 52 TV shows. […]
the smartest person on TV
It occurs to me that the main difference between Barbara Walters’s 10 Most Fascinating People list and mine is that Barbara is attempting to speak for the people. I am just speaking for myself. My list isn’t representative of how the world reacted to people in 2008. In other words, Sarah Palin is not on […]
In lieu of a proper blog post, here is Rachel Maddow’s appearance on Conan O’Brien’s show Friday night. She was her usual charming self, organically moving from casual vernacular to geeky intellectualism.
When I was telling my mom about the transformative experience of seeing Amy Ray live, she referred to me as a groupie. I proudly accepted that label, and I’d like to adopt it now for MSNBC as well. We had some people over for dinner the Saturday before the election, and as we found ourselves […]
Watch this clip from last night’s show if you don’t believe me.