John Watson: But if you just know it, then you don’t have proof. Charles Augustus Magnussen: Proof? What would I need proof for? I’m in news, you moron. I don’t have to prove it – I just have to print it. Sherlock: His Last Vow 2014 Curly: Hey, what's this stuff for anyway? Larry: Why … Continue reading The Job of a Reporter isn’t Truth…it’s Revenue
Curly: Hey! What's this stuff for anyway? Larry: Why, it's a cleaner, ya chump! Curly: I know, it's auto polish. Moe: You boys really wanna know what it's for? Larry & Curly: [together]: Yeah. Moe: It's for sale, now get busy selling it. The Three Stooges, Dizzy Doctors 1937 The New Year started in a bad … Continue reading ESPN/Wickersham & the Patriots Wolff & Trump: Selling Dupes The Same Narrative
by baldilocks Red Pill--sort of Since making a public New Year's Resolution to minimize my time on Facebook and Twitter in order to finish my second novel, Arlen's Harem, by February 1st, I’ve had minimize my time online in general. The result is that I don’t really know what’s going on in the news right now, and … Continue reading Longtime Blogger Ignores the News
Mr. Scott: There's an old old saying on earth: "Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice shame on me." Mr Checkov: I know this saying. It was invented in Russia Star Trek Friday's Child 1967 They say those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it. So when I saw this story … Continue reading Letting Facebook Label what News is “Real”?, Are you kidding ME?
As a general rule we tend to mourn those who make us laugh more than almost anyone else because everyone loves and needs laughter and how to do pay back someone who does that for you? Robin Williams personifies that statement. As you might guess it is wall to wall coverage, the Williams story has … Continue reading Robin Williams a Newsworthy Correction
"I love it, God help me I love it so" Patton 1970 Smitty: So many times every day you stop and give thanks, but mostly I don't catch on what you're thanking the Lord for. I mean, there's nothing special. Parson: I give thanks for the time and for the place. Smitty: The time and … Continue reading Kimberlim, Islam, Blogbash? Bring it on!
Anthony Weiner last week on the newly breaking scandal May 29th: "This is a distraction from the business of the American People." Joe Scarborough June 8th : We decided this was a distraction from the more important news of the day. Robert Stacy McCain May 29th: "when a mere blogger is the one asking the … Continue reading Distractions Distractions Distractions