Enough with the Ron Burgundymania.
What happens when you write a whole book on your BlackBerry? Your thumbs start to hurt, for one.
Colbert and Stewart have had a week-long field day with Rob Ford drug humor, running segments called “Cracked” (“intrepid intoxicant aficionado Rob Ford”), “Canadian Enablers” (“I heard that Mayor Ford’s approval ratings went up after he said he smoked crack. You know what that makes you as a city?
The cult of telling people what you read
Please, media types: Enough of your pretentious lists of what you read.
On last night’s "The Daily Show," host Jon Stewart interviewed the excellent comedy duo Key and Peele, whose show on Comedy Central is one of the slyest, strangest treatments of race on TV. One sketch featured an inner-city substitute teacher who insists on changing his name from Aaron to A.A.Ron. In another, they played slaves on an auction block, at first intent on rebelling but unable to resist the urge to compete over who gets sold first.
In the November 25th issue of the magazine, I wrote about the spectacle of Piers Morgan's gun control crusade, which required watching a brain-melting number of hours of Morgan's CNN show. So here are some of the most egregious moments from his past year of tabloidism as activism:
How the CNN host discovered gun control
The CNN gun-control crusader isn't so different from the celeb-obsessed tabloid guy
Kerry Washington's versatile performance couldn’t save a show that didn't know what to do with her.