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And then along comes John Oliver: How a brilliant comedian became an indispensable public educator and policy analyst.
And then along comes John: I can’t believe it. I get to be effusive about something. For almost 20 years, I have been on a tear against the phony experts and purveyors of pseudo-facts and pseudoscience who are regularly asked … Continue reading
My love-hate relationship with 24 hour cable news continues. I’ve admitted it before: None of my criticism of 24 hour cable news – including what I have to say here – can hide a simple fact: When all hell breaks … Continue reading
With all the disgust I feel for much of the detritus that the 24 hour cable news channels use to fill their bottomless news hole, I won’t deny that I am simultaneously a fan. Hypocrisy? Maybe. CNN and … Continue reading
Remember Howard Beale, the anchorman played by Peter Finch in the film “Network?” I always think of his “mad as hell” moment when I see the latest example of 24 hour cable news networks like MSNBC and CNN and Fox … Continue reading