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Dueling town halls: Mister Rogers vs. America’s crazy uncle

When news broke that Donald Trump had contracted the deadly disease he’d been lying to the American people about these past six months, the members of the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates, fearing that he might further spread the disease in a live event, proposed that the debate which had been scheduled for tonight be […]

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NBC, ABC and CBS capitulate to Trump, offering him airtime to lie to the American people about the non-existent “crisis” on our southern border

Early this afternoon, Donald Trump tweeted out that he would be addressing the nation at 9:00 on Tuesday evening to discuss the “national security crisis on our southern border.” The three networks, who, back in November of 2014, refused to televise a speech on immigration by President Barack Obama, saying that it was too political, […]

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That show you loved is back in style… The return of Twin Peaks

I know I should be writing about something other than Twin Peaks tonight, as everyone else in the world is posting their thoughts about today’s big announcement right now, but there’s really nothing else I want to write about. I mean, I sat here, trying to write about Naomi Wolf’s descent into madness, but my […]

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Good Times to Future Cop, the amazing journey of John Amos… The robots of law enforcement… My defense of Norman Lear… And so much more

I don’t know that it changes anything, but I wonder if the folks behind the statue of Robocop, which will soon be staring-down the citizens of Detroit, know that he wasn’t the first robot to wear a badge… No, a full decade before officer Alex Murphy became Robocop, there was officer Gregory Yoyonivich, breaking down […]

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Detroit 187

When I heard that ABC was going to begin airing a police drama set in Detroit, I was hoping for the best. I was, perhaps naively, expecting something like The Wire. Judging from this ad, though, which was just sent to me by my friend Mike, that’s not what the producers had in mind. Maybe […]

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