Category Archives: Mass Media

Television, Radio, Youtube, and other mass media outlets.

Horatio Alger Returns: Butler vs Michigan State

I’m in my second home, a Hyatt, with a 14th floor view of Interstate 88. Tonight it’s the Hyatt Lisle out in the Chicago suburbs. Right now, God is dead, though according to my favorite news channel Russia Today, the … Continue reading

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Money to be Made: Cornell vs Kentucky

I’m TiVo blogging an event where two teams are playing for a million dollars. On one side, we have students from Cornell. The Ivy League doesn’t have athletic scholarships, and it has academic restrictions. Also, to minimize the number of … Continue reading

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Birthdays, Logistics, and Deathdays

I had my birthday on Thursday, another one, for which I’m thankful. (Thanks for the messages.) If I hadn’t, this piece wouldn’t be written. I’m not yet ready for death. Someone found it strange that one of my common morning … Continue reading

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Harvard Beats Yale 14-10: A blog

College football, or should I really say minor league football, has a lot of problems. Fortunately, I went to a university that does not award athletic scholarships. That school, Fair Harvard, is facing its rival today. Like last year, I’m … Continue reading

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The Office of the President

After a summer full of town hall yelling and assault rifle protests, last night we finally reached the point where an elected representative decided to act like a five year old who can’t find a toy. As you likely know, … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2009

I was listening to the BBC World Service tonight while reading. They ran a little segment on the very popular Eurovision song contest. One of the great things about modern life is that I can quickly see most of the … Continue reading

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Enchanted in a Cynical World

I’ve wanted to see the generally well regarded film Enchanted basically since it came out in 2007. It has had decent but not great reviews. I wondered why. Was it really a great film that critics could not appreciate? Was … Continue reading

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Counterinsurgency at the Super Bowl

I’m watching the Super Bowl, with a team with history and pride against a bunch of transients in the desert. The NFL understands today’s America, blue and red parts, as the numbers suggest. For instance, they had a smart promotion … Continue reading

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Semi-live Blog: Yale vs Harvard

I’m at home, working on many things this Saturday. To my joy, it turns out that I can watch the football game betwen the source of goodness, Harvard, versus the embodiment of evil known as Yale. Before I go on, … Continue reading

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Dancing with the Stars: Season 6 Final

Thankfully, the three best dancers made the final this season. As I did once before, I’ve decided to Tivo-blog the end of the show. One thing I should note is that I prefer ballroom to Latin. Latin styles tend to … Continue reading

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