The Daily Banter Mailbag!! Gingrich as VP, 9/11 News Room Edition, and Obama's Re-election Chances!!
Welcome to this week's edition of The Daily Banter Mailbag! Today, Bob, Ben and Chez discuss the insider secret that Obama's victory is almost guaranteed, whether the latest edition of 'The Newsroom' was in bad taste and how crazy Romney would be to pick Newt Gingrich as his ...read more
We Aren't Americans Anymore
By Chez Pazienza: It's one of those thing I haven't wanted to admit to myself but which I know has been bubbling just below the surface of my consciousness for quite a while. I just finished watching this week's episode of HBO's The Newsroom and for the record it was the ...read more
The Daily Banter Weekly Round Up!!
This week on The Daily Banter, we looked at Mitt Romney's deceptive use of racist language, and broke down why the ongoing Bain Capital story is so important. We looked at the 'Money Honey' Maria Bartiromo's consistent disregard for the facts on Wall St scandals, and Chez asked ...read more
What If "The Newsroom" Really Can Make a Difference?
By Chez Pazienza: A few weeks back I banged out a column for this site that took issue with what I called the misguided, "pipe-dreamy idealism" of Aaron Sorkin's new HBO show, The Newsroom. After watching only the season premiere I didn't necessarily claim to know whether the ...read more
The Pipe-Dreamy Idealism of "The Newsroom"
By Chez Pazienza: Like just about anybody who's spent a good portion of his or her career in the TV news industry, I watched Aaron Sorkin's new show, The Newsroom, on HBO a couple of nights ago. I did this because, like anybody who's spent a good portion of his or her career ...read more