My man Stephen Colbert made it tough on me in 2010, in a good way. He had enough excellent moments to make selecting just one for my top ten feel almost completely arbitrary. I ultimately went with this one, from the December 16th episode of the Report, for the total force of its hypocrisy-bashing. Make sure you watch the whole clip, because he saves the coup de grâce for the last couple of lines. Continue reading
Tag Archives: Stephen Colbert
In a year when The Daily Show had several widely-noted high points, I nevertheless choose to recognize them for continuing to be the go-to source for mockery of privileged people claiming to be oppressed. Continue reading
What’s funny about the current economic crisis? At the root of it, nothing. I have spent most of 2009 as one of the who-knows-how-many millions struggling with unemployment and dwindling resources. One side effect of unemployment is that it gives … Continue reading
Earlier today I came across a blogger with a weekly feature called The Sunday Seven, wherein each Sunday he posts a question for which there can be up to seven answers. He invites people to leave their answers in his comments field, or post them on their own blogs with a link back to him. I always intend to post more often here at C&B, so I say a random guy named Patrick’s Sunday Seven is as good a reason as any to do so.
THIS WEEK’S QUESTION:
Name your seven favorite late-night talk show hosts.
Heh heh… not exactly a matter of earth-shattering importance, is it? Of course, there are plenty of earth-shattering things going on in the news right now without me bringing down the room even more. Continue reading
- I am a compulsive copy editor, and a remorseless grammar nazi (in case you hadn’t noticed).
- I am geeky enough to use HTML markup when posting things on community web sites. In case you still hadn’t noticed.
- I’m seriously considering getting a bicycle to use for getting around town, in order to both save money on gas and get more exercise. The only drawback I foresee is the increased chance of severe injury due to LA’s shortage of bike lanes and surplus of reckless drivers.
- I’m discouraged at having already written this much and only being on #4.