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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Awesome Shootout Goal

Umpires Exposed as Failures

The Yankees/Twins Game 2 umpire missed at least 28 balls and strikes, not to mention the other obvious bad calls. (Deadspin)

Christine O'Donnell "I'm You" Parody

[Warning: Language]

What If Restaurants Were Honest?

PF Changs: Chinese food for white people (should really say fat Americans). (CollegeHumor)

Charlie Crist's Wild First Pitch

Sarah Palin in Decline?

Declining influence for the half-term governor? (CSMonitor)

US Citizenship Test

Could you pass? (CSMonitor)

Saturday Cartoon

Alabama vs. Boise State

If Alabama runs the table after today's loss to South Carolina, should they go the title game over Boise State. (NYTimes)

Obamacare Passes First Legal Test

First of many? (NYTimes)

No We Can't

The downfall of policymaking. (NYTimes)

Friday, October 8, 2010

Bill Simmons' Week 5 Picks

And a lot of Randy Moss discussion. (ESPN)

Yankees 2, Twins 0

They don't have a prayer.

SI Weekend Pickoff

Alabama tries to avoid a letdown. (SI)

Daily Show: iTunes Fineprint

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Foreclosure Crisis
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorRally to Restore Sanity

The Office: Sweeney Todd Intro

How Bad is McDonald's

The consequences of the high fat menu. (HuffingtonPost)

Movie Review: Inside Job

Who killed the economy? (NYTimes)

Time for Replay

More bad calls, more calls for replay. (NYTimes)

Not Your Father's Harvard

The new sociology and psychology of elite colleges. (NYTimes)

Risk and Reward

Wall Street's risk should be tied to its reward. (NYTimes)

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Daily Show: Delaware: North vs. South

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Indecision 2010 - Divided Delaware
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorRally to Restore Sanity

What to Watch

A website that tells you the best game to watch. (Deadspin)

Never Gonna Cut Spending

Obama Will Win in 2012

I agree. (DailyBeast)

HORSE with Carlos Boozer

SI Weekend Pickoff- NFL

Peter King picks the week's games. (SI)

NHL Preview

Blackhawks look to repeat. (SI)

Nobel Peace Prize Shortlist

Bill Clinton or Bono? (ForeignPolicy)

The Impact of Citizens United

Unclear. (Slate)

The Talented Mr. Halladay

2nd no-hitter of the season, 2nd playoff no-hitter ever. (LATimes)

Election Day Foretold

Armageddon courtesy of Speaker Boehner. (NYTimes)

Politics is Not a Sport

Don't cover it like it's one. (NYTimes)

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Rachel Maddow: Secret Agent Candidates

Craig Ferguson: I Melt With You

Daily Show: Lewis Black: Teach Tony Danza

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Back in Black - Education Crisis
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorRally to Restore Sanity

Obama is Reagan

Now he just needs the economy to pick itself up the way it did after 1982. (AndrewSullivan)

The Appeal of Craig Ferguson

More likable than his competitors. (TheAtlantic)

Backheel Goal

The Westboro Baptist Church

The limits of free speech are being tested in the Supreme Court as some of the worst of the worst defend their terrible practices. (LATimes)

Minority Rule

Election results are no longer swayed by ideology; voters are just constantly dissatisfied with those in the majority. (NYTimes)

Free and Fair Elections

Forget Afghanistan and Iraq, do we have an election problem in America? (NYTimes)

MLB Playoff Predictions

The expert consensus is on board with my Phillies prediction. (ESPN)

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

NFL Power Rankings

Not sure why the Saints are still #2 given their weak performance this season. (ESPN)

TFD Original: Christine O'Donnell is Anna from V

Jay Leno: Headlines

Colbert Report: Mickey Mosque

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
The Word - It's a Small-Minded World
Colbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionMarch to Keep Fear Alive

Daily Show: Rick Sanchez is Michael Scott

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Hurty Sanchez
Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorRally to Restore Sanity

I Am Not a Witch

Christine O'Donnell debuts a new campaign ad. (Newsweek)

Historical Myths

There were only 12 colonies? (HuffingtonPost)

Corporate Media

Liberals don't stand a chance. (HuffingtonPost)

Michigan vs. Michigan State

Battle for survival. (YahooSports)

Heisman Watch

Denard Robinson leads. (SI)

The Ruler Cult

Obama as Roman Emperor. (CSMonitor)

Glasses-Free 3D TVs

Coming this year. (PopSci)

The Decline of CNN

Will it be gone in 5 years? (ForeignPolicy)

Don't Call It a Comeback?

Democrats say they're catching up. (Slate)

Orange America

John Boehner as Speaker of the House, really? (NYTimes)

Hater's Guide to the MLB Playoffs

Chris Russo is a horrible person and more musings on the MLB Playoffs. (Deadspin)

Monday, October 4, 2010

MLB Playoff Predictions

Yankees over Twins
Rays over Rangers
Phillies over Reds
Giants over Braves

Rays over Yankees
Phillies over Giants

Phillies over Rays

College Football Power Rankings

Bama stays at #1. (ESPN)

Family Feud: Name a Body Part...

Movie Trailer: True Grit

Tiger Woods' Hole in One

Unfortunately the hole was in one guy's camera. (Deadspin)

Donald Duck Joins Glenn Beck

Election Oracle

Daily Beast's election predictor. (DailyBeast)

Solar Wind

Using solar wind to power the world. (PopSci)

Old Reliables

TV ratings for new shows have been terrible while returning shows and NFL games have led. (LATimes)

And Then There Were None

President Obama united the left and center to win the election; now they're both mad at him. (NYTimes)

Citizen O'Donnell

FOX News pushes the hapless Republican Party in its desired direction. (NYTimes)

Sunday, October 3, 2010

SNL: Weekend Update

SNL: Kid Smartz

Sunday Cartoon

Bowl Projections

4 teams (Bama, OSU, BSU, Oregon) in a race for 2 spots in the title game at the moment. (ESPN)

Financial Advice

Bad decisions aren't crimes. (ForeignPolicy)

15th Anniversary of OJ Verdict

Not guilty. (LATimes)

Roberts Court 4.0

Looking back on the last few years. (NYTimes)

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny and Valerie Bertinelli

Oregon Gameday Signs

Liberating America

Escaping the government. (DailyBeast)

30 Rock: Brian Williams and Andrea Mitchell Cameos

Stepping away from the news desk. (HuffingtonPost)

Alabama Stampedes Over Florida

Overrated Florida gets massacred by the Crimson Tide. (SI)

Saturday Cartoon

Third Party Rising

Obama won a sweeping victory and yet the best he could get is a bunch of watered down bills. Maybe it's time for the two-party system to pack it in. (NYTimes)

Supreme Court 2010-2011 Preview

Another year in Mr. Roberts' neighborhood. (NYTimes)

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