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2012
Aug
4
 
 
PBS is streaming the 2003 American Masters documentary The Education of Gore Vidal, for a limited time only...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Aug
3
 
 
The Olympics are going strong, and here's a throwback to the 2008 games. It's an SNL Digital Short by Andy Samberg, envisioning when the Olympics go into space except the competition is being run by an incompetent media shill...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Aug
3
 
 
NBC's exclusive rights to the 2012 Olympics, for which it paid a bit over a billion dollars, hasn't stopped rival media outlets from presenting their own views of the Summer Games...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Jul
30
 
 
One of the bigger stories of the 2012 London Olympics is Michael Phelps' quest to become the all-time top medalist in history. Phelps already holds the record for most career gold medals (14)...Phelps has 17 medals one less than Russian-Ukranian gymnast Larisa Latynina, who captured 18. Here's a reel showing how Latynina's sport of the uneven bars, like so many others, has noticeably evolved since the '50s...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Jul
27
 
 
The unsuspecting internet sensation, Russian singer Eduard Khil, passed away recently at the age of 77. His 1976 Soviet TV performance of the American cowboy song "I Am Glad, 'Cause I'm Finally Returning Back Home" went viral on YouTube in 2009 and has had over 14 million hits since...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Jul
25
 
 
If we ever wondered if Aaron Paul's amped-up antics as Walter White' assistant Jesse Pinkman were carefully cultivated in rehearsal or sprang more out of intuitive improv, we need look no further than his long-ago appearance on The Price Is Right...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Jul
23
 
 
Usually Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson begins the CBS show with his trademark phrase, "It's a great day in America." But on July 20, following the mass shootings in Aurora, Colorado, Ferguson felt differently...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Jul
21
 
 
Tom Hanks' animated web series Electric City envisions a post-apocalyptic, low-tech future where electricity is a precious commodity and no one is quite who they seem...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Jul
18
 
 
...there was  Bill Moyers. If the idea of journalism as a critical part of democracy is important to you, the HBO series The Newsroom, and the Jeff Daniels character Will McAvoy, are going deep into that subject each week. And Bill Moyers has been doing it for real, for decades...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Jul
16
 
 
OK, so we're finally off to a new season of Breaking Bad. And it's been a verrry good start.  For as much enjoyment that we get out of the show, here's something to remind us that the cast might be enjoying it more...