Call it a Feeling

So first off, I am back.  On October 22nd my thesis was turned in, and all of my administrative stuff was dealt with by October 26th.  There is a funny story near the end about a class that did not actually exist, a professor in England, YouTube, and how scary Google is, but that is for another day. Over...

Is Fox News Passing Off Issue Advertising as News?

The answer would seem to be a resounding YES. In five consecutive hours of live reports on Tuesday, a Fox Business correspondent, Adam Shapiro, was stationed at Cambridge of California, a small furniture manufacturing facility in Gardena. Mr. Shapiro repeatedly said the proposition could drive businesses —...

Upcoming: Live-Blogging The 2010 Mid-Term Elections

Mark your calenders, or better yet, set an email reminder via the widget below. Next Tuesday November 2, 2010 beginning at 8 PM EST (5 PM PST) we will be hosting a live-blogging event covering the 2010 mid-term election returns right here at Comments from Left Field. Sorry we won’t be asking Andrew...

Daily Dose of WTF? Gawker O’Donnell Piece Turns My Stomach

I hope I don’t lose my Karl Marx merit badge over this but today’s awkward kiss and tell piece by “Anonymous” over at Gawker makes me sick. What kind of idiot feels the need to write a piece trashing a girl, any girl, for hooking up with him. I mean seriously, a gentleman does not do...

A “Special Comment” that is Once Again “Special”

I have to admit, lately the shine has kind of worn off Keith Olbermann’s shtick. Don’t get me wrong it is not that I dislike him or anything it’s just that when he first got his gig at MSNBC he sold it every night with his wit, intellect and knowledge of the facts. Then one day he...

Our Banana Republic

Scott Rosenberg over at Salon makes the case that an invisible hand is controlling our elections and we are owed an explanation as to whose it is. There are polar opposite views on the matter coming from The New York Times on the left and The Wall Street Journal on the right but which one is correct if...

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