Welcome to 2016: maybe you should stock up on canned goods

(first in a brief series) Hey, Happy New Year! Isn’t the first part of a new year kind of exciting? All the dregs of the past year are gone and replaced with the promise of something new. It’s a time of optimism and hope. You haven’t had time to break any of your resolutions yet.… Continue reading Welcome to 2016: maybe you should stock up on canned goods

How many trial runs does a person need?

Ezra Klein has an interesting take on Hillary Clinton’s several recent gaffe-ish incidents, from her on-air tussle with Terry Gross to her tone-deaf attempts to portray her and Bill as just regular middle class folks. He thinks they’re all happening by design, or rather that Clinton’s book tour has been designed to let her get… Continue reading How many trial runs does a person need?

“Also, we demand that you immediately change your network’s call letters from ‘NBC’ to ‘RNC'”

Obvious anagram Reince Priebus, who is like the James Bond of RNC chairmen in that he’s white and wears nice suits, got “miffed” a couple of weeks back because NBC and CNN are both planning to produce Hillary Clinton-related programming (a miniseries and documentary, respectively) in the lead up to the 2016 election. Today the… Continue reading “Also, we demand that you immediately change your network’s call letters from ‘NBC’ to ‘RNC’”