Does The Left Need Its Own Rush Limbaugh Or FOX News?

Conor Friedersdorf thinks the left is better off without Olbermann and not having all the liabilities that come with inflammatory characters: The left has its own malign influences on public discourse. Some are rich and successful. It no more makes sense for liberals to envy the right it’s talk radio hosts than it makes sense [Read More...]

NYPD Blue Moons The FCC With Court Approval

A good day for freedom of speech as the censorious FCC loses its case trying to levy a fine for a naked butt on NYPD Blue: NEW YORK – The Federal Communications Commission cannot fine broadcasters for showing a woman’s nude buttocks on a 2003 episode of “NYPD Blue,” a federal court ruled Tuesday, citing [Read More...]

William Shatner As Stanley Milgram In The 1975 Film “The Tenth Level”

Stanley Milgram was the psychologist who performed the famous obedience experiments which involved getting normal people to go through with administering (what they thought were) extraordinarily painful shocks to other people out of deference to calm but firm orders from an authority figure.  Now Mind Hacks points our attention to The Tenth Level a fascinating bit [Read More...]


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