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Saturday, May 8, 2010

Will Ferrell: Minor League Pitcher Rojo Johnson

Waiting for Superman

The inconvenient truth of America's education problem. (AppleTrailers)

BP Oil Spill- Cheney's Katrina?

John Mulaney: Subway Chase

The Bankster Party

Support for bankers is a bipartisan issue. (HuffingtonPost)

Saturday Cartoon

The World Would Be Better Off Without...

12 things that the world could be without. (WashingtonPost)

Clegg Mania Failure


Why didn't the Obama-like popularity of Nick Clegg deliver more votes? (LATimes)

Nanny State

Are there too many paternalistic protections being put into the law? (LATimes)

Merit Pay for Teachers

New Jersey introduces a plan for bonuses for good teachers and principals. (NYTimes)

Friday, May 7, 2010

The Nintendo Generation

Daily Show: Disaster Potpourri and George Rekers

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Family Research Council's European Gaycation
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Community: Paintball War

Awesome episode...

The Office: Morse Code

Replacing Rahm

Who will be the next Chief of Staff? (TheAtlantic)

Lessons from the 1000 Point Drop

Yesterday was a little chaotic on Wall Street. (TheAtlantic)

Worst Superhero Sequels

What? Not a fan of Tommy Lee Jones as Two-Face? (Time)

Justice Kagan

Reports are that Elena Kagan will be Obama's pick. (HuffingtonPost)

Corporate Disasters

BP isn't the first and likely won't be the last. (BigMoney)

Regulation Fail

The oil companies were policing themselves. (NYTimes)

More Jobs, More Job Hunters

The US added jobs in April but the positive news caused the jobless and hunting rate to go up. (NYTimes)

British Election Becomes Florida 2000

No majority winner keeps the process going. (BBC)

Live British Election Results

Looks like no majority winner but results still coming in. (BBC)

Thursday, May 6, 2010

IHOP Doubles Down on the Double Down


IHOP introduces the Pancake Stackers, somehow only weighing in at 1250 calories as part of a balanced IHOP breakfast. (ABCNews)

Colbert Report: Rentboy.com Hypocrite

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Alpha Dog of the Week - George Rekers
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Daily Show: The American People

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
American Apparently
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Craig Ferguson: Kate Mara

Hilariously awkward.

British Election Projection


For those across the pond or interest Americans, 538's election projection. (FiveThirtyEight)

Hypocrisy Watch

Another anti-gay activist caught in hypocrisy. (DailyBeast)

Monday Morning Patriots

Giuliani and Pataki on the attack. (HuffingtonPost)

Not 1994?

Republican enthusiasm is declining as the election approaches. (HuffingtonPost)

Megacities

How we'll live in the future. (CSMonitor)

IntelliDrive

Preventing accidents with car to car communication. (PopSci)

Tick Tock

The Yankees and Red Sox meet again this weekend, potentially 3 more marathon games. (NYTimes)

The Fear Card

John McCain, Peter King, and Joe Lieberman continue to disrespect the Constitution. (NYTimes)

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Automatic Doors

Lost Finale Expanded


The much anticipated finale of LOST will now be 2 1/2 hours followed by a Jimmy Kimmel special and preceded by a 2 hour recap show. (Zap2It)

Daily Show: New York Bomb Scare 2

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Explosive and the City 2
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Daily Show: Take Philadelphia Not Nashville

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Nashville Flooding
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Colbert Report: Times Square Bomber, Connecticut Douchebag

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Boom! Doesn't Go the Dynamite
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Terrorists and Guns

People on the terror watch list can still buy guns. (HuffingtonPost)

Organ Transplants

A new solution that will make organs viable much longer. (PopSci)

A Win for Big Brother

Surveillance cameras helped catch the Times Square terrorist. (Slate)

Disaster = Opportunity

Does the recent string of disasters make the case for big government? (Slate)

American Virtues

Terrorism shouldn't change our values. (LATimes)

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

College Baseball Bracketology

Very favorable draw for UVA if it worked out this way. (ESPN)

Barack Obama is Tired of Your ****


Barack Obama provides the narration for his audiobook. Hilarity ensues. (AprilWinchell) (Warning: Language)

College Football Top 25

New rankings coming out of spring practices. 2 non-BCS teams in the top 6. (SI)

Phillies Fan Tased

Those Phillies fans are an unruly bunch. It's about time they did something to stop these idiots from coming on the field. (ESPN)

Daily Show: New York Bomb Scare

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Explosive and the City
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Daily Show: Oil Spill and West Side Story

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Beyond Awful
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Colbert Report: Elizabeth Warren

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Elizabeth Warren
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Lucky

Why haven't there been more small terrorist attacks on US soil? (TheAtlantic)

Gender Diversity

If Obama can't change the ideology of the Supreme Court, he can change its gender makeup. (Newsweek)

Like Water for Chocolate

Congressman Gene Taylor (D-MS) says the oil spill is like chocolate milk that will disappear naturally. Every week the lower bound for intelligence in Congress seems to fall a little. (HuffingtonPost)

Lobbyist Loopholes

Attempts to water down the financial reform bill. (HuffingtonPost)

Fake Debate

Don't bet on "too big to fail" to come to an end. (HuffingtonPost)

Weather Manipulation

Laser generated clouds and rain. (PopSci)

Shanghype


Welcome to the not-so-free market. (ForeignPolicy)

Escaping Group Think

How to avoid becoming politically insulated. (Slate)

Lessons from the Bomb Scare

Dick Cheney was wrong...again. (Slate)

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather


Waiting for the clash of the titans. (LATimes)

Monday, May 3, 2010

MLB Power Rankings

Rays and Yankees stay 1-2. (ESPN)

On the Up and Up


Or at least the perception of the economy is improving. (Above: CBS/NYT poll)

The Simpsons: Tik Tok Opening

The intersection of TV and music...


60 Minutes: Conan O'Brien


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Sacrifice

Americans only want to make tough decisions when things are so miserable they have no choice. (Newsweek)

White House Correspondents Dinner

I'd recommend watching the whole video, but if not, some of the highlights from the speeches here. (DailyBeast)

Sunday Roundup

Clips from the Sunday shows. (DailyBeast)

Conan vs. Jay

This weekend's showdown. (DailyBeast)

Best Personal Ads


Attention-grabbing attempts to find love. (HuffingtonPost)

The Other Side


Barack Obama advises graduating seniors to be open-minded about politics. (CSMonitor)

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