Tag Archives: FOX

From the erection of the Bronze Fonzie to the closing of the Pabst plant…. Your virtual tour of old Milwaukee

The family and I spent this past weekend in Milwaukee with my old high school friend Dan, his wife Jen, and their two daughters. Here’s some of what I learned. The history of Milwaukee started when the white people showed up… OK, maybe that’s unfair. Maybe there are places around town where would could hear […]

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Is the death of Amy Winehouse really newsworthy?

While I feel terrible that Amy Winehouse has passed, and sickened by the fact that her death is destined to become a punchline on talk radio, the really terrible thing, I think, is that it’s going to dominate news around the world for the coming days, bumping the mass murder in Norway, and the current […]

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Remembering Martin Luther King

I think it’s been about three years since I swore off the terror porn of Fox’s 24, but here I am, on Martin Luther King Day of all days, thinking about crawling back for more. I’m ashamed, but I guess it could be worse. I mean, it’s not real torture, right? Before I slink off […]

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Joe Posch, playing footsie with Fox

My friend Joe, who I told you about a few days ago, was on Fox this morning, in Detroit, selling his used Playboys and cement book ends. I’d like to give him a hard time for getting into bed with Rupert Murdoch, and exchanging witty reparte with a Fox infotainibot, but, truth is, I’m happy […]

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FOX News edits out the insanity in coverage of healthcare foes

If you watched the television news or picked up a paper today, you likely saw the image of an older man, pushing a wheelchair, yelling into the face of Michigan Congressman John Dingell. The scene took place last night in Romulus, Michigan, during a town hall meeting on healthcare. So far, I’ve seen this particular […]

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