Why Do People Hate Liberals?
By Bob Cesca: It's only slightly less frustrating to watch Fox News Channel and to listen to right-wing talk radio as it often is to observe progressives choke on their own well-meaning, but ultimately self-defeating tongues. Seriously, the act of observing fellow liberals ...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