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Saturday, July 10, 2010

Jay Leno: Steve Carell

Welcome to the Mainstream Media

Saturday Cartoon

The Rise of the Know-Nothings

Glenn Beck's ascension spells doom for the credibility of the Republican Party. (CSMonitor)

The Angriest Country in the World

Pakistan hates everyone. (ForeignPolicy)

The Most Disappointing Senator: John McCain

Would anyone hate 2010 John McCain more than 2000 John McCain? (Slate)

Dan Gilbert's Letter to Lebron

The first draft. (Slate)

World Cup: Penalty Kicks

Not the fairest system but at least it's better than drawing lots. (LATimes)

Jump-Starting the Economy

Three options. (NYTimes)

A Rich Man's Game

When did politics become a sport of the rich and richer? (NYTimes)

World Cup: Uruguay vs. Germany Preview

Does anyone care who gets 3rd place? (ESPN)

Friday, July 9, 2010

Daily Show: Immigration and John McCain

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Latino 911!
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorTea Party

Mistaken Images of History

Things aren't as they seem. (Cracked)

Good Riddance, Lebron

Lebron's Financial Blunder

He might've cost himself $150,000,000. (FiveThirtyEight)

Construction Fails

Next time hire an architect. (HuffingtonPost)

World Cup Final Preview: Netherlands vs. Spain

Either way, a country will win the Cup for the first time. (SI)

MLB Midseason Awards

Joey Votto's moment in the spotlight. (ESPN)

Cliff Lee to the Yankees

If this deal gets done, this will be a championship or bust season for the Yankees like never before. (ESPN)

Forget Me Not

A new compound might end Alzheimer's. (PopSci)

The Unreasonable Opposition

How to behave in a time of war when you're the minority party (hint: not like Michael Steele). (ForeignPolicy)

The World Cup in Slow Motion

Lebron the Villain

Cleveland is angry. (NYTimes)

World Cup: Referee Reform

Well it's not instant replay but at least FIFA will allegedly implement a 5 referee system for 2014. (LATimes)

Colbert Report: Sandwich in a Can Setback

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Emergency Thought for Food - Candwich Setback
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionFox News

Thursday, July 8, 2010

MLB Power Rankings and Midseason Report

Yankees stay at #1 (SI) as the 2nd half begins. (SI)

Lebron's One Hour Announcement

Colbert Report: Thought for Food

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Thought for Food - Kentucky Tuna & Grilled Cheese Burger Melt
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionFox News

The Confidence of the Incompetent

2010 Emmy Nominees

The nominees (DailyBeast) and the snubs. (DailyBeast)

Lebron Watch: A Wade/Bosh/Lebron Pact?

Did the weirdest rumor of 2008 come true? (ESPN)

Countdown to Zero

The Inconvenient Truth of nuclear danger. (ForeignPolicy)

The Pentagon Money Pit

Will defense spending ever be cut? (ForeignPolicy)

World Cup: Why to Root for Spain to Win

The Netherlands are the Cubs of the World Cup, lovable losers. (Slate)

Politicians Don't Get It

The political insult of 2010. (Slate)

World Cup Dive of the Day (Germany/Spain)

Lebron Watch: Rampant Miami Speculation

Is Lebron leaning toward Miami? Did the source catch him booking a Disney World vacation? (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: Steve Carell (Even Stephen)

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Steve Carell
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionFox News

Colbert Report: Carell Corral Intro

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
The Carell Corral
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionFox News

Daily Show: Mosques and Muslims in Space

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Wish You Weren't Here
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorTea Party

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Next James Bond Movie Canceled

Say it ain't so, James. (Flicksided)

Jay Leno: Headlines

Colbert Report: China Rents White People

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
The Word - The White Stuff
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionFox News

Rush Limbaugh Strikes Again

Obama is intentionally destroying America as payback for racism. I wonder what George W. Bush's excuse for destroying America was? (HuffingtonPost)

Feminist Attack on Jon Stewart

Some people just have nothing better to do. (Slate)

Mitt Romney STARTs the Campaign

Nothing says presidential campaign like nonsensical untrue attacks on an opponent. (Slate)


The DOW is back above 10,000 with a triple digit positive day. (YahooFinance)

Colbert Report: Education and Grade Inflation

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
I's on Edjukashun - Loyola, Texas Textbooks & Wal-Mart
Colbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical HumorFox News

Daily Show: Lewis Black: Uh Oh Spaghettios Recalls

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Back in Black - Product Recalls
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorTea Party

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Arrested Development Action Movie Trailer

Barack Obama's BBQ

Glenn Beck University

Bad students get Cs for communism. (TalkingPointsMemo)

Time for a Soda Tax?

I'll Have the Salad

On second thought, maybe not. (DailyBeast)

Top 2011 NFL Draft Prospects

Prince Amukamara (Nebraska) and Adrian Clayborn (Iowa) take the top spots. (SI)

World Cup: Why Germany Will Win, Why Spain Will Win

Germany (CSMonitor); Spain (CSMonitor)

Moving Sidewalks

Bringing the airport to the city. (Slate)

Learning Physics

An addictive game that teaches physics. (Slate)

Daily Show: The Amazing Racist

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Oliver - World Cup 2010: Into Africa - The Amazing Racists
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorTea Party

Daily Show: Michael Steele Shoots His Broccoli

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Steele Crazy After All These Years
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorTea Party

Monday, July 5, 2010

Amare Stoudemire to Sign With the Knicks

Add one more star and maybe I'll actually watch the NBA for the first time in a decade. (ESPN)

Fantasy Football Mock Draft

Adrian Peterson vs. Chris Johnson for #1. (ESPN)

World Cup: Spain vs. Germany and Uruguay vs. Netherlands Previews

Spain vs. Germany. (SI)
Uruguay vs. Netherlands. (SI)

World Cup Semifinals Preview

Netherlands vs. Germany in the final? (SI)(ESPN)

Craig Ferguson: Dennis Eckersley

And: Chalk up another save to the Eck. (TFD)

Jib Jab: Founding Fathers' Declaration of Independence Rap

Sunday Roundup

Clips from the Sunday shows; Michael Steele has no friends. (DailyBeast)

White House Salaries

Not so bad given they work 23 hours a day. (HuffingtonPost)

Sarah Palin's Foreign Policy Manifesto

If only Karl Marx had posted his manifesto on Facebook like her. (HuffingtonPost)

All-Star Snubs

Players who couldn't stack up to the great Omar Infante. (ESPN)

World's Worst Theme Parks

Welcome to fake Disney World. (ForeignPolicy)

New All-Star Game Rules

The new Sunday pitcher rule will sideline CC Sabathia and maybe others. (LATimes)

The Pessimism Bubble

America's economic confidence on the brink. (NYTimes)

Sunday, July 4, 2010

MLB 2010 All-Star Game Rosters

C- Mauer (MIN), 1B- Morneau (MIN), 2B- Cano (NYY), 3B- Longoria (TB), SS- Jeter (NYY)
OF- Ichiro (SEA), Hamilton (TEX), Crawford (TB), DH- V Guerrero (TEX)
Bench- Wigginton (BAL), Beltre (BOS), Ortiz (BOS), M Cabrera (DET), T Hunter (LAA), A Rodriguez (NYY), Andrus (TEX), Kinsler (TEX), Bautista (TOR), Buck (TOR), Wells (TOR)
P- Sabathia (NYY), Buchholz (BOS), Carmona (CLE), Price (TB), Feliz (TEX), Hughes (NYY), Rivera (NYY), Lester (BOS), Thornton (CHW), Valverde (DET), C Lee (SEA), Cahill (OAK), Soria (KC)
Final Vote Candidates- Konerko (CHW), Swisher (NYY), D Young (MIN), M Young (TEX), Youkilis (BOS)

C- Y Molina (STL), 1B- Pujols (STL), 2B- Prado (ATL) (replacing Utley), 3B- Wright (NYM), SS- H Ramirez (FLA)
OF- Braun (MIL), Heyward (ATL), Ethier (LAD)
Bench- C Young (AZ), Infante (ATL), McCann (ATL), Byrd (CHC), Phillips (CIN), Rolen (CIN), Bourn (HOU), C Hart (MIL), Reyes (NYM), Howard (PHL), Holliday (STL), A Gonzalez (SD)
P- Halladay (PHL), J Johnson (FLA), Lincecum (SF), Hudson (ATL), Broxton (LAD), Rhodes (CIN), Wainwright (STL), Carpenter (STL), B Wilson (SF), Meek (PIT), U Jimenez (COL), Capps (WAS), Gallardo (MIL)
Final Vote Candidates- H Bell (SD), C Gonzalez (COL), Votto (CIN), Wagner (ATL), Zimmerman (WAS)

How did Joey Votto (.313, 19 HR, 57 RBI), Andy Pettitte (10-2, 2.82 ERA), and Mike Pelfrey (10-2, 2.93 ERA) not make the team?

100 Greatest Movie Insults of All Time

[Warning: language]

The Mad Tea Party

World Series of Poker

Revenge of the (math) nerds. (Time)

Sunday Cartoon

High Speed Rail

Why won't America join the high speed rail community? (HuffingtonPost)

Fixing the Political Process

Reforms to end the insanity. (HuffingtonPost)

New Money

The new $100 bills go into circulation in February. (PopSci)

Revolutionary War, The Prequel

The 1644 prequel to the Revolutionary War. (NYTimes)

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