Category Archives: television

The Name of the Doctor

So, that’s a bit of a tease, isn’t it?  Lots to think about in the season 7 finale of Doctor Who, but first, as River might say, Spoilers!  (There’s a recap available at ==============================================

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Information in Action: What is a parent?

I was just watching a season 2 episode of Castle called “When the Bough Breaks” and it annoyed me, by going along with a societal convention that annoys me.  In it, a young Czech immigrant is murdered and, after a … Continue reading

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The President and the Ring

I hate to turn into just a site that reposts The Daily Show but sometimes they’re spot on.  The continued failure of President Obama to live up to his pre-election rhetoric on the rule of law is the most galling … Continue reading

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Beautiful encapsulation of Glen Beck’s mendacity

Delivered, of course, by Jon Stewart: Mr. Beck lives in a cloistered world of paranoid delusion that is impervious to a priori evidence that contradicts his world view This is in response to Glen Beck telling his audience that no … Continue reading

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My favorite internet spirits

The coolest Muppets ever.

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Yay, “Liberal” Media!

Headline at ABC News: “Democrats are Dropping Like Flies” Reality: Not seeking reelection for US House US Senate Governor Democrats 10 2 3 Republicans 14 6 4 So the retiring Republicans outnumber the retiring Democrats in every chamber— and in … Continue reading

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