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Satirical Super PACs and the Boisterous Humility of Stephen Colbert

Satirical Super PACs and the Boisterous Humility of Stephen Colbert

Jonathan Swift said that, for the satirist, “Vanity is the mark of humility rather than pride.” So it goes with Colbert’s Super PAC campaign, an uncomfortably invasive political commentary under the guise of egomaniacal humor. Just look at the most recent Twitter feeds: “Just got a Super PAC-Man Machine for the Super PAC break room. […]

Tuesday Afternoon Music: Mavis, Tweedy, Belle... and Sebastian

A few clips to enliven your Tuesday (Mavis’ comment about “the devil’s music” is priceless!): The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy<a> www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes 2010 Election March to Keep Fear Alive The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy […]

The Cross According to Colbert (Plus Mountain Goats)

Pretty darn funny/clever/amusing. Be sure to stick with it til the end:

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
The Word – Symbol-Minded
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Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Michael Moore
The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
The Mountain Goats – Psalms 40:2
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Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Michael Moore
Nobody But The Baby (NT Wright on Colbert)

Nobody But The Baby (NT Wright on Colbert)

Real quick: I wanted to call attention to Caleb Maskell’s excellent blog, Nobody But The Baby. The man has clearly been given a burst of inspiration these past couple weeks. He’s got a knack for finding fascinating examples of Worlds-Colliding like the BBC interview with David Soul (aka Hutch of Starsky And Hutch fame…) on […]