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Saturday, January 29, 2011

The Soup: Glenn Beck on Choo-Choo Trains

NHL All-Star Rosters: Team Lidstrom and Team Staal

Unclear whether the fantasy draft was a waste of time or not. (Rosters)(Picks)

NHL Superskills Competition Tonight

7 PM tonight on Versus. (NHL)

New Aaron Sorkin Cable News Show on HBO

Maybe Keith Olbermann can play himself. (Zap2It)

The Best of January

The list of the 25 best posts of January. (TFD)

Paranoid Duck Thinks CIA is Killing Off Birds

He had to speak anonymously of course. (TheOnion)

Obama Pranks Guy on Scale

Racquet Throw Tennis Shot

Louis CK: Give It a Second
Louis C.K. - Give It a Second
JokesJoke of the DayFunny Jokes

Arizona State Student Dunks Ball and Self at Suns Game

Egypt: No Internet But Twitter Continues

Bill Maher: The NFL is Socialist

And that's why Americans love it. (HuffingtonPost)

Mets and Citi Field Get 2013 MLB All-Star Game

According to Jon Heyman. (SI)

Saturday Cartoon

Michele Bachmann: Village Idiot

But in today's world, the village idiot gets the attention. (NYTimes)

Friday, January 28, 2011

Daily Show: Bill O'Reilly Defends His Nazi References

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Bill O'Reilly Defends His Nazi Analogies
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When You Should Storm the Court

A handy flowchart. (SportsPickle)

Ty Lawson Wishes He Knew Aliens

Sound of Music Thriller

American Express Complaint Letter

The Office: Michael Scott Meets David Brent

Earl Boykins Shot Rolls Around the Rim Forever

4 revolutions around the rim. (Deadspin)

How to Lose Weight

Put your money where your stomach is. (AndrewSullivan)

Why It's Called the Super Bowl

The first three weren't even called the Super Bowl. (TheAtlantic)

What Counts as the South?

Where are the real borders? (TheAtlantic)

The Cult of Blake Griffin

Dunks have made him an early star. (Time)

38-31 Triple Overtime Game

Probably the first game to ever be described as both triple overtime and really boring. (YahooSports)

NBA on TNT: Tracy Morgan on Sarah Palin

Arizona's Derrick Williams Alley Oop Dunk vs. UCLA

College Basketball Power Rankings

BYU jumps to #6 after their big win over SDSU. (SI)

The Troy Polamalu Effect

In their last 33 games, the Steelers are 6-7 without him, 16-4 with him. (ESPN)

Why You Should Quit Facebook Now

It's a security nightmare. (CSMonitor)

China's New Water Cannon for Fighting Fires

We don't need no stinkin' hoses. (PopSci)

More New Countries

The next round of countries hoping to gain recognition. (ForeignPolicy)

Slate's Lean Lock Oscar Pool

Reviving their election game for the Oscars. (Slate)

Kickstarter: Invest in Good Ideas

Connecting creators and donors. (Slate)

The Most Stressful Job on the Planet?

Being a bus driver. (Slate)

Fact Checking Michele Bachmann

If proving that she's a liar and/or idiot doesn't get through to her supporters and the media keeps inviting her on as a pundit, what's the point? (LATimes)

30 Rock: Robert De Niro British Accent and Natural Disasters

Colbert Report: Taco Bell Beef

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Gordita Supreme Court
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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Top 10 Super Bowl Commercials of the Decade

I don't even remember some of these. (MSNBC)

NBA All-Star Starters

Stoudemire is the first Knick starter since 1992. (ESPN)

NFL Mock Draft 1/27

Nick Fairley jumps to the #1 spot. (SI)(NFLDraftCountdown)

United States of Awesome Map

Houston Texans Named Most Exciting NFL Team

Panthers named least exciting team. (WSJ)

Colbert Report: O Book Mystery

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Anonymous Insider Author Speculation
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Daily Show: Motormouth, Waterworks, and That's Me

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
State of the Union 2011 - Night of Too Many Promises
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New York Post: No Supe For You

Map of Celebrities' Seats at Laker Games

Rachel Maddow 1/26: Finding and Shifting the Center

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

O Book Mystery Solved: Mark Salter

What a surprise an anonymous book about Obama that got terrible reviews was written by a McCain insider. (ThePage)

Cory Booker: Snow Inspiration

The mayor of Newark inspires people to help each other in the latest snowstorm. (Newsweek)

NBA All Star Selections

SI picks the East and West. (East)(West)

Does the CBO Believe Its Own Numbers?

It can only use what it's given. (CSMonitor)

Killing Campaign Finance

The partisan split on the 6 member panel prevents anything from getting done (sound familiar?). (Slate)

Not One But Two LA NFL Teams

I was with him til he said expand the league to 34 teams. (LATimes)

Sodium Thiopental Shortage

Europe seems to be taking a moral stand against the death penalty in the US. (LATimes)

The Corporate Tax Code

As much as politicians try, they can't please everyone all the time. (NYTimes)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Kucinich Sues House Cafeteria Over Olive

I guess as a man of peace, Kucinich resorts to litigation over self-help. (Politico)

State of the Union 2011 Word Clouds

Obama: American, people, new, jobs; Ryan: debt, spending, government; Bachmann: President, government, unemployment, spending. (AmericaBlog)

Colbert Report: Naziometer

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
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Gap Between Rich and Poor Named 8th Wonder of the World

An astonishing and lasting part of the world gets its due. (TheOnion)

Alec Baldwin Replacing Keith Olbermann?

He's allegedly at the top of their wishlist. (PopEater)

The Real State of the Union

Why do we ignore all the horrible things that need to be changed? (AndrewSullivan)

Debunking Paul Ryan

Just a few debatable if not false claims in his Republican response. (HuffingtonPost)

Basket Off of Inbounds Pass

Obama's Purple Tie

Purple projects power. (Esquire)

US Video Game Linked to Russian Airport Terrorist Attack

Modern Warfare 2 had a Russian airport terrorist attack scene. (ForeignPolicy)

Super Bowl Ticket Costs

Is it really worth $2,500 to $22,000 to go to a football game, even if it's the Super Bowl? For $1,000, you can buy a giant LCD TV to watch the game and years worth of other stuff. (LATimes)

Dow Hits 12,000

First time since 2008. (NYTimes)

State of the Union 2011: Kathy Proctor: That's Me

Colbert Report: Pat Robertson Warns of Sharia Creep

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
ThreatDown - Radical Muslim Snacks, Flying Robot Drones & Coked Up Vacuums
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Daily Show: Exploiting Homeless People Singing Amazing Grace

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Indianapolis Homeless Talent Show
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State of the Union 2011 Seating Chart

With the bipartisan dates, it was an interesting seating chart for once. (NYTimes)

State of the Union 2011 Interactive Video and Transcript

The annual searchable transcript. (NYTimes)

Rand Paul Proposes $500 Billion in Cuts

Paul Ryan should take a lesson from Rand Paul on what it means to put your money where your mouth is. (Politico)

Colbert Report: Sarah Palin is Qualified to Control Our Nuclear Arsenal

"For the record, I believe Sarah Palin is a true statesman, whose experience as a failed vice-presidential candidate, half-term governor, and eight episode reality show star has fully prepared her to take control of our nuclear arsenal."- Stephen Colbert

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

State of the Union Republican Response: Paul Ryan Transcript

Cut spending, cut spending, cut spending. (CNN)

The 3 Jokes in the State of the Union: Pat-Downs, Healthcare, and Smoked Salmon

Bits of humor inserted into the serious speech. (Politico)

State of the Union 2011 Speech Transcript

Jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, innovation, innovation, innovation, innovation, win the future. (NYTimes)

State of the Union 2011 Blooper: Joe Biden Clap Fail

UNC vs. Michigan State on Aircraft Carrier?

Best thing to happen on an aircraft carrier since Mission Accomplished? (SI)

State of the Union Bingo Card 2011

Fill out your card as you wish. (HuffingtonPost)

Cat Called for Jury Duty News Video

The State of the Internet Address

The state of the internet is strong. (Buzzfeed)

Every Internet Debate Ever

Seinfeld Movie Trailer: Jerry the Great

The Year in Sports Injuries

Click the link to get the larger version. (Deadspin)

Courage to Stand: Tim Pawlenty Political Ad

Great ad but a terrible and bland candidate who's becoming more shameless by the day as he focuses solely on becoming President. He's like the 2012 version of Mitt Romney.

Campaign 2012: Mitt Romney 2.0

What strategy will he employ this time? Probably not honesty. (Time)

Amazon Tote: Free Delivery Service

Pretty soon you may never have to leave your house again. (HuffingtonPost)

Chicago Man Fired for Wearing Packers Tie

Taking things a little too seriously. (YahooSports)

NHL Power Rankings

The Devils finally make some headway. (ESPN)

Derek Jeter Might Move to Center Field?

Brian Cashman floats the idea for the future. (ESPN)

Partisanship is the New Racism

Sitting together isn't the same as taking real action. (Slate)

State of the Union Date Night

Democrats and Republicans pair off for Congress Prom. (LATimes)

Protecting Public Financing of Campaigns

Republicans are rushing to repeal. (LATimes)

Oscar Nominations Cheat Sheet

The nominees. (LATimes)

New Food Labels

Displaying important numbers consumers should be aware of on the front of the package. (NYTimes)

Cast Your 2011 Oscar Ballot

Interactive ballot and you can win an IPad. (NYTimes)

Six Supreme Court Justices to Attend State of the Union

Samuel Alito will not have his decisions questioned in his presence. (NYTimes)

Behind the Scenes: Making of the 2011 State of the Union Video

State of the Union Drinking Games

Tune in at 9 PM EST tonight for the State of the Union.

1 Drink: Republican(s) applaud, close-up of a member of the Supreme Court, every mention of the words "spending", "taxes", "bipartisan(ship)", and "jobs", every time Michelle Obama is shown
2 Drinks: Republican(s) stand and applaud, Obama says "Let me be clear", every mention of George W Bush or Ronald Reagan
3 Drinks: Someone screams out something inappropriate (like You Lie), John Boehner tears up, 1st close-up of a prominent Democrat and Republican sitting together

Also, Foreign Policy has one of their own (ForeignPolicy) and so does Esquire. (Esquire)

Colbert Report: Countdown with Keith Olbermann Impression

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Stephen Rejects Keith Olbermann's Power
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Daily Show: Megyn Kelly Lies About FOX News Using Nazi Analogies

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
24 Hour Nazi Party People
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Monday, January 24, 2011

If US States Were Countries

Finding US state equivalents. Is it any surprise West Virginia is Iraq? (Economist)

Joe Lunardi: Bracketology 1/24

11 teams for the Big East. (ESPN)

The United States of Shame

Kathie Lee Gifford Does a Kegstand

Bad Idea of the Day: Filming Yourself Getting Run Over by a Train

Alfonso Ribeiro Does the Carlton Dance at Magic Game

Crazy Optical Illusion: Up is Down

Surprise Rising Senate Star: Kirsten Gillibrand

Obama's pick to replace Hillary Clinton in the Senate is following in the footsteps of her predecessor. (Newsweek)

Video: Birth of a Volcanic Island

Once Spineless, Always Spineless

As usual, Democrats are watering down their proposals, this time on filibuster reform. (HuffingtonPost)

Pekka Rinne's Goalstick Makes a Save in Overtime

Force of habit? (YahooSports)

Blake Griffin Reverse Alley Oop Dunk vs. Warriors

Packers DT BJ Raji's Touchdown Dance vs. Bears

Super Bowl: Steelers vs. Packers Spread

Packers start as the 2 1/2 point favorite. (SI)

Peter King Monday Morning QB

A good Super Bowl in the making. (SI)

Bottoms Up Beer Revolution

Why Games Make Us Better

That's right; Halo Reach makes you a better person. (Slate)

The Day the NFL Called Jay Cutler a Wuss

Sitting out the 2nd half of the conference championship game? Really? (Slate)

Reforming Healthcare Reform

Options for Republicans. (NYTimes)

Super Bowl Early Preview: Steelers vs. Packers

A showdown between two teams with a lot of history. (SI)

Steelers vs. Jets: Mendenhall Humps Roethlisberger?

Sunday, January 23, 2011

The Onion: 62% of Voters Support Palin Out of Morbid Curiosity

Morbid Curiosity Leading Many Voters To Support Palin

How to Catch a Baby

Challenge: Do Nothing for 2 Minutes

Not quite as addictive as angry birds but maybe better for you. (HuffingtonPost)

Cold Weather At Heinz Field Tonight for Jets vs. Steelers

Wind chill of 6 degrees for gametime. There will still be a few idiots out there without shirts on I bet. (ESPN)

Today's NFL TV Schedule

Packers @ Bears, 3 PM EST (FOX)
Jets @ Steelers, 6:30 PM EST (CBS)

Saturday Cartoon

Forgot to put one up yesterday...

Sunday Cartoon: Packers vs. Bears

Obama's Bounce in the Polls

Temporary or permanent? (Slate)

Testing The Jets Defensive Strategy

It's worked against the Colts and Pats, but can it stop the Steelers? (NYTimes)

The State of the Union

What President Obama should say. (NYTimes)

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