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Saturday, September 11, 2010

Chokies Lose to JMU

James Madison 21, Virginia Tech 16, Boise State 0. (SI)

Craig Ferguson: Donald Glover

ESPN Ole Miss Admiral Ackbar Commercial

We're Safer Than We Think

Al Qaeda is not the threat it used to be. (Newsweek)

Goalie Premature Celebration Fail

SI Weekend Pickoff

Big games coming up in Week 2. (SI)

The Webchurian Candidate

Jack Kimble runs for the non-existent California 54th House seat. (CSMonitor)

Saturday Cartoon

Video Games are Art

No. (LATimes)

Caring What the Terrorists Think

I think the key thing this article misses is that we should care what the terrorists will think when the thing we're doing is something unnecessary and not that beneficial to us (see: burning qurans) not something important (see: promoting equality for women). (NYTimes)

Party in Power

Economic stress dwarfs everything else in terms of setting voter mood. (NYTimes)

Friday, September 10, 2010

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny vs. CBS

Daily Show: Too Little Too Late, Too Much Too Early

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Are You Ready for Some Midterms? - MSNBC's Political Narrative
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Soccer is Exciting

Don't Ask Don't Tell Ruled Unconstitutional

The beginning of the end? (TheAtlantic)

The Town

Ben Affleck's ascent from the Gigli abyss. (Newsweek)

Fear Begets Fear

Using 9/11 to promote hatred of Muslims. (DailyBeast)

Rockies Rookie Steals Home

9 Years Later

Why haven't there been any major terrorist attacks in the US since 9/11? (Slate)

They Can Afford It

The US is 42nd on the income equality list; some people can pay 3% more on their top income bracket. (LATimes)

Reviving the Twin Towers

An interactive work in progress. (NYTimes)

Chief Justice Roberts

Only 28% of people can identify John Roberts as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court even in a 4-option multiple choice question. (NYTimes)

Daily Show: Staten Island Supreme Court

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Staten Island Supreme Court Justice
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Thursday, September 9, 2010

8 Seasons of 24 in 10 minutes

24, A Retrospective
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Colbert Report: Joe Biden

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Fall Movie Guide

Preview of the next few months. (Gawker)

The Next Chief of Staff

Who is Tom Donilon? (TheAtlantic)

Ready to Rumble

Obama shifts into campaign mode. (DailyBeast)

MLB Power Rankings

Yankees, Rays, Twins, and Phillies return to the top. (SI)

Bill Simmons' Week 1 Picks

Maybe he can do better than his wife this year. (ESPN)

Buy Derek Jeter's Apartment

Only 20 million dollars. (NYTimes)

The 5 Percent Doctrine

5% of people will just always be crazy. (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: The Word: Yogi Berra on the Iraq War

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Been There Won That - Joe Biden & Yogi Berra
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Sidney Crosby Batting Practice Home Run

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Back to School

Amazing Race: Watermelon to the Face

Colbert Report: Mike Castle (Delaware)

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Better Know a District - Mike Castle Encore Presentation
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Jay Leno: Headlines

NFL Power Rankings

Jets sit at #5. Rex Ryan puts them at #1. (SI)

Pass Interference

The Miami-Ohio State rematch 8 years in the making. (ESPN)

World's Top 200 Universities

Harvard drops from the #1 spot. (CSMonitor)

Google Real Time Results

Get your search results before even hitting enter. (PopSci)

Bad Publicity

Print journalists aren't helping their dying publications by going on TV. (Slate)

Not Gonna Do It, Wouldn't be Prudent

Obama opposes a tax cut compromise. (NYTimes)

Daily Show: Jan Brewer and Quantum Leap

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Indecision 2010 - Are You Ready for Some Midterms?
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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Technical Difficulties

Angry Rays Fan

Coolest College Courses

Jack Bauer would be proud of Techniques in Surveillance. (DailyBeast)

Lose the Battle, Win the War

Democrats may lose seats in 2010 but are still on track for long-term dominance. (HuffingtonPost)

MLB Wild Card Reform

The top 2 Wild Card finishers should play a 1 game playoff for the 4th spot to provide a stronger incentive to compete for the division title. This seems stupid because should the Yankees/Rays also-ran this year really be screwed out of the playoffs this year by a 1 game playoff assuming they win the wild card by 6 games? Better boring than brutally unfair. (SI)

College Football Power Rankings

No change at the top. (SI)

2010 NFL Predictions

I predict Mark Sanchez will be the most important player in the NFL this season. (SI)

Today's Google Logo

If the bouncy balls don't bounce away, you need to update your browser. (CSMonitor)

The Rise of the Top 1%

Is a CEO that much more valuable than a regular employee? (Slate)

Boise State Wins the Big One

11 more games and they can start complaining about being kept out of the National Championship game. (LATimes)

Politics as Usual

Recruiting people off the streets to run as 3rd party candidates to help your electoral chances...classy. (NYTimes)

Tax Cut Compromise

The dual deficit problem suggests keeping tax cuts now and dropping them later. (NYTimes)

Would Jesus Own a Hummer?

Or a house with 20 foot ceilings or a run a megachurch? (NYTimes)

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny and Crocodile Friend

Monday, September 6, 2010

Hardest Hitting 6 Year Old

Wendy's Phasing Out Hamburger Sandwich

Some menu items just don't catch on. (TheOnion)

Hockey Meets Soccer

Overreaction to 9/11?

Did America overreact to an actually weak Al Qaeda? (Newsweek)

College Football Week 1 Conclusions

Notre Dame and Michigan looked like their old selves, Texas, Florida, and Oklahoma not so much. (SI)

Religious Freedom

Religious freedom is not absolute and religious tolerance is hardly an oft accepted idea. (Slate)

End Around

Giving money to politicians through their charities. (NYTimes)

Welcome to 1938

If it's not 1982 or 1994. (NYTimes)

East Carolina (ECU) vs. Tulsa Hail Mary TD

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Bowling Trick Shots


Escaping city life and suburban sprawl. (AndrewSullivan)

Sunday Cartoon 2

You're Not That Talented

The CEO pay monster. (Newsweek)

Sunday Cartoon

Crowd Counting

Glenn Beck probably vastly overestimated the crowd at his rally (big surprise). (LATimes)

World Trade Center Progress

It's about time. (NYTimes)

Fear of the Other

Well-meaning people sucked in by fear campaigns. (NYTimes)


Iraq was not a good idea and the success of the Surge doesn't change that. (NYTimes)

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