- 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.
Tag Archives: Stephen Colbert
Here’s something I never thought I’d say: kudos to Bill O’Reilly. From FOX News, via Andrew Sullivan: O’REILLY: Now Brian Ross of ABC said — reported the CIA waterboarded [Khalid Sheik] Mohammed. That is dunked him in water, tied him … Continue reading
Last night, only a week after I included them both in my post Punditry is Dead, Stephen Colbert and Geoffrey Nunberg met in person on The Colbert Report. Zowie. I’d like to believe that Stephen and the Comedy Central producers … Continue reading
I recently made a surprising discovery. Meandering through the blogosphere, I perused fellow liberals’ objections to statements of right-wing pundits, and the subsequent responses of conservatives. At first glance these would seem to be perfectly ordinary events, just the latest round of political mis-course. However, a closer look revealed to me that something essential has changed, something that must be recognized: Punditry is dead. Continue reading
Stephen Colbert’s satirical evisceration of the President at the White House Correspondents Dinner is still making headlines nearly a month later. Conservative wags will point out that this piece comes from their favorite “Liberal Media” whipping boy, the New York … Continue reading