I sometimes think our media class can’t become more trivial

But then they always prove me wrong: CNN Absurdly Asks If Rubio’s Sip of Water Was ‘Career-Ender’ Mind you, this is the network with the chick who was wondering on the air if asteroids were caused by climate change. Did that end her career? Because things like “having a dry throat” or “being an organic [Read More...]

Most News Media Offer You the Equivalent of Fast Food

It’s news that’s whipped up and slapped on a plate quickly for you to consume swiftly and uncritically. The great thing about the NY Times is that it offers you finely *aged* news, such as the Times recent leisurely discovery that there are lawsuits–rather a lot of them actually–against the HHS mandate and that things [Read More...]

Prolife Ninjas!

500,000 prolifers invade Washington DC completely unseen by major network news! Who knows what this stealthy battalion of sinister counter-cultural types may be up to as they hide in plain sight? Do they fund their activities by robbing jewelry stores in broad daylight? Can they be seen in mirrors? Can cameras detect their presence? [Read more...]

CNN Eliminates Investigative Journalism

The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Remember: the function of corporate news is to make you stupid, sell you crap, and enslave you. It is not to inform and it is most certainly not to make you a free soul, obedient to [Read More...]

I remember….

…when I actually had Catholics furious at me for pointing out that Glenn Beck was an unstable “rodeo clown” (as he described himself) and that anybody who ran after that guy or regarded him as some sort of deep thinker or reliable teacher was a fool. I actually lost readers over that proposition because, doncha [Read More...]

A Myth that Needs Killin’

So here’s a little standard issue “profile” of a dreaded Catholic prelate who thinks that Catholic politicians should face actual canonical disciplines when they spit on obvious Church teaching. It is all, of course, filtered through American political cateegories, such that the prelate is understood to be a Republican operative for pointing out the Dem [Read More...]

Do you remember those Prisoner of War videos?

The ones where the prisoners would talk about how everything was fine while attempting to blink in Morse code, “They are torturing us! Help!” I get that sense as this hapless functionary of the state-controlled media begs for Romney to please present the evidence for the case against Obama since his Overlords at CBS have [Read More...]

Millennial America: Where Journalists are Clowns and Clowns are Journalists

Minor language alert for people who dislike accuracy in descriptive terms: The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet [Read More...]

Me! Me! I can answer that!

The answer is, “Ryan’s former girlfriend, who happens to be black, will matter only to liberal racists in the media, projecting their own obsessions about race on to their audience in the hope of selling beer and shampoo.” Tapper is right.  The media has utterly failed us.  The only news you can actually trust is [Read More...]

Why I Respect Jon Stewart

Sure he’s biased. Duh. But he’s also honest: The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Note: This is not about the shooter (may his name perish in oblivion). This is about the purveyors of beer and shampoo (and their ideological agendas) who casually destroy people without [Read More...]


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