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That’s Just So Wrong! (Robin Roberts/Amanda Knox Edition)

From Saturday’s New York Times: Amanda Knox, Found Guilty in Italy Killing, Vows to Fight Extradition Appearing stunned and fighting back tears, Amanda Knox said Friday that she “will never go willingly back” to Italy and would fight any effort to extradite her “to … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The Ad Attacking Jimmy Kimmel?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, Imagine my surprise when I unfolded the Boston Globe the other day and saw this:     My first reaction was WTF? What’s your reaction? Is … Continue reading

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When A Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés . . .

Well, that’s just sad. The hardworking staff has a habit of recording mangled phrases in the press, and here’s our latest batch. • About a week ago, the Boston Globe ran a story about CBS’s decision to stop broadcasting the … Continue reading

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Can’t Stand The Heat? Get Into The NBA Finals

Say, that was some beatdown the San Antonio Spurs put on the Miami Heat last night, yeah? The NBA Finals suddenly got interesting when the Spurs won Game One in Miami, and got really interesting when San Antonio totally embarrassed … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Split Decision On ‘Last Resort’)

Dueling TV reviews in the local dailies? Excellent! Details at IGTLTDT.  

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Quote o’ the Day (“Even President Clinton” Edition)

This is priceless. From ABC’s The Note: MUM’S THE WORD FROM TEAM OBAMA: “We have nothing — no involvement with any ads that are done by Priorities USA.  We don’t have any knowledge of the story of the family,” Obama campaign … Continue reading

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ABC’s The Note Takes Note Of The Brown-Warren Race

Yesterday ABC’s political digest The Note parachuted into the donnybrook between Scott Brown (R-Have You Met My Wife?) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Why Can’t We Be More Like the Chinese?) and delivered an entirely uncritical overview of the hottest U.S. Senate … Continue reading

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Real People Say Elizabeth Warren Is Good People

The ads are really flying now for U.S. Senate wannabe Elizabeth Warren (D-Alright, Lay Off That “Professor” Stuff). Her latest, just out today (via ABC’s The Note):   The hardworking staff especially likes 1) the guy with the Harley-Davidson moustache, … Continue reading

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Just Don’t “Duets”

The new ABC show Duets is currently running this promo, a takeoff on Apple’s classic 1984 spot:   If that’s any indication of the show’s quality, the hardworking staff predicts it’ll go over like the metric system.   Originally posted on the Newer! Improveder! … Continue reading

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Jake Tapper And David Axelrod Are Full Of It

On ABC’s This Week yesterday, Jake Tapper asked Barack Obama’s consigliere David Axelrod if voters are less enthusiastic about Obama this time around. Via Mediaite (with video): Tapper brought up a recent event Obama held where the 18,000 seat arena was … Continue reading

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