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Michael Brown, Gaza and a crowd-sourced record of abuse: In defense of “clicktivism”

Ah, “clicktivism.” Is there a clearer shorthand intended to denote the millennial generation’s paucity of moral character? (Maybe ”selfies,” if young people can claim credit for that cultural trainwreck.) To many, “clicktivism,” or online movement-building ... [Published Salon - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Emmys: Watch the Year's Best Moments From 'Tonight,' 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report'

NBCEmma Stone and Jimmy Fallon on "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"Last year's Emmy winner for variety series, Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, will be facing stiff competition.Hot on its tail are NBC's newcomer The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

» Baptist church to host speaker

WAYNESBURG – Dr. Tony Campolo, professor of sociology and special assistant to the president at Eastern University in St. Davids, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at the First Baptist Church, 303 W. High St., Waynesburg.Campolo previously served 10 years ... [Published Observer-Reporter - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Presidents and Punch Lines

This summer, in an effort to promote her new memoir, Hillary Clinton showed up—where else?—across the table from Jon Stewart and then Stephen Colbert. On "The Colbert Report" the former secretary of state sparred with the faux-conservative host, who described ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Wywy's Novel Approach To Mesh TV ...

I might visit “The Voice” fan site or tweet about contestants but those shows are still the exception. Mostly, what I’m doing on the second screen has nothing much—reallynothing at all-- to do with what is on the television.Rushing to agree with me would ... [Published Media Post - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Late night hosts named as additional presenters for Emmy Awards

66th Emmy® Awards host Seth Meyers announced this morning via Twitter that several of his late-night friends will be presenters on the Emmy telecast on Monday, August 25 (8:00 PM EDT live / 5:00 PM PDT live) on NBC.The Emmy Award-winning late night hosts ... [Published ShootOnline - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

On the Popularity of John Oliver's Last Week Tonight and the Limits of Satire

This morning Paul posted another John Oliver clip, as have many blogs on many mornings of late. Last Week Tonight has enjoyed an unmistakable traction since it premiered in late April of this year, and there are good reasons for that. Paul mentions a ... [Published Stranger - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ahead of Demo Day, New Y Combinator Partner Alexis Ohanian Speaks! (Video)

The Colbert ReportAlexis Ohanian recently joined Y Combinator as a partner. So, I took the opportunity ahead of the seed accelerator’s famous Demo Day — which happens Tuesday in Silicon Valley — to talk to him about a wide range of topics, including what ... [Published Recode - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Anthony Bourdain and VICE Each Take Home Outstanding Informational Series Emmy

In a rare occurrence, there were two winners for Outstanding Informational Series at last night’s Creative Arts Emmy awards.CNN’s Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown was honored for the second straight year. And this year, VICE on HBO was also presented the ... [Published Media Bistro - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

5 upcoming events for some cultural salvation

Culture can be exhausting.Just think of what’s ahead. Another “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie. A parade of “Star Wars” sequels. Inevitably more reality TV shows where people walk around naked with key body parts blurred. And, announced just this past ... [Published Detroit News - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

No Matter How You Look At It, The Facts On Pot, Alcohol, And Tobacco Just Don’t Add Up

He knows he’s probably going to get attacked for saying this, but someone has to get real about drugs in America. This straight-up truth is provided courtesy of Dr. Aaron Carroll and his excellent YouTube series, Healthcare Triage . Here he is ... [Published Upworthy - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

How 'The Colbert Report' Inspired 'Will & Grace's' Co-Creator to Help a Small Town in Kentucky

This story first appeared in the Aug. 22 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.In August 2013, The Colbert Report ran a segment about Johnny Cummings , the openly gay mayor of Vicco, Ky., population 334. ("People Who Are Destroying America," the bit ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 14 2014]

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...Naturally, Colbert addressed the outcry on his March 31 program with a response that showed Colbert at his satirical best. "The dark forces trying to silence my message of core conservative principles mixed with youth-friendly product placement have been thwarted" he said after proclaiming that "the Interwebs tried to swallow me whole." He even recruited Twitter's Biz Stone to help shut down @ColbertReport
...Paul mentions a few of the big ones in this morning's post: "Oliver is funny, he's deeply engaged with the news he's sharing, and the commercial-free Tonight allows him to do a deep dive into the subjects that matter."
...between the good and the bad elements of the community and has decided to punish everyone equally, then that should go both ways," he said. "I know the police love their ridiculous, unnecessary military equipment, so here's another patronizing test: Let's take it all away from them, and if they can make it through the whole month without killing a single unarmed black man, then, and only then, can they get their fucking toys back."
Between Two Ferns , Zach Galifianakis " talk show, for short form live action entertainment for its Barack Obama interview"

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Ice Bucket Challenge comes to the literary world [Published Christian Science Monitor - 18 hours ago]
Michael Brown, Gaza and a crowd-sourced record ... [Published Salon - 18 hours ago]
Emmys: Watch the Year's Best Moments From 'Toni... [Published Hollywood Reporter - 19 hours ago]
Who Wins Twitter: Quinn vs. Rauner [Published NBC Chicago - 20 hours ago]
» Baptist church to host speaker [Published Observer-Reporter - Aug 20 2014]
Presidents and Punch Lines [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 20 2014]
How Comedy Central became one of TV's best netw... [Published VOX.com - Aug 19 2014]
Wywy's Novel Approach To Mesh TV ... [Published Media Post - Aug 19 2014]
DISCOVERY CHANNEL EARNS ITS HIGHEST-RATED SHARK... [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
Late night hosts named as additional presenters... [Published ShootOnline - Aug 19 2014]
Emmys: Late-Night Hosts Join Presenters Lineup [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel ... [Published The Wrap - Aug 19 2014]
Paul Krugman, PhD ’77 [Published Technology Review - Aug 19 2014]
Where's the real value in Tesla’s patent pledge? [Published Conversation AU - Aug 19 2014]
On the Popularity of John Oliver's Last Week To... [Published Stranger - Aug 19 2014]
Ferguson, Mo., And The Case Against Racial Colo... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
Uzoamaka Nwaneka Aduba Grabs An Emmy Award [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 18 2014]
4 More Things NBC Must Do To Save 'Meet The Press' [Published NPR - Aug 18 2014]
Watch John Oliver's Brilliant Ferguson Criticism [Published Esquire - Aug 18 2014]
Morning Media Newsfeed: Gore Sues Al Jazeera | ... [Published Media Bistro - Aug 18 2014]
Aduba, Janney among winners [Published Arab Times - Aug 18 2014]
Ahead of Demo Day, New Y Combinator Partner Ale... [Published Recode - Aug 18 2014]
Janney, Morton, Fallon win guest actor Emmys [Published KSDK NewsChannel 5 - Aug 17 2014]
Emmys 2014: Masters of Sex, Scandal and OITNB S... [Published Boonville Daily News - Aug 17 2014]
Anthony Bourdain and VICE Each Take Home Outsta... [Published Media Bistro - Aug 17 2014]
Emmys: 'Shark Tank' wins, Winter Park doesn't [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 17 2014]
Tavi Gevinson: A Power Teen’s New Direction [Published Time - Aug 17 2014]
Tavi Gevinson: A Power Teen’s New Direction [Published TIME.com - Aug 17 2014]
Sunday Talk: Black and blue [Published Daily Kos - Aug 17 2014]
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Tavi Gevinson: A Power Teen’s New Direction [Published TIME.com - Aug 17 2014]
This article originally appeared on Rolling Stone . Recently, Tavi Gevinson – editor-in-chief of Rookie magazine, budding Broadway star and possibly the most influential 18-year-old in America – went to her first and last high school rager. Earlier ...
The Little Novel That Stephen Colbert Made Into... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Aug 12 2014]
(Edan Lepucki will be in conversation with Sherman Alexie at the Central Library tonight at 7 pm. The reading is free.) Back in June, Stranger Genius of literature Sherman Alexie appeared as a guest on The Colbert Report to discuss Amazon's contract ...
Cranky Guy: Nixon’s Still the One [Published TIME.com - Aug 09 2014]
In the minutes before his 37th speech from the Oval Office, the 37th President of the United States bantered nervously with the CBS camera crew. He ran a sound check of the first words of his text (“My fellow Americans”) and made a joke about White House ...
Cranky Guy: Nixon’s Still the One [Published Swampland - Aug 09 2014]
In the minutes before his 37th speech from the Oval Office, the 37th President of the United States bantered nervously with the CBS camera crew. He ran a sound check of the first words of his text (“My fellow Americans”) and made a joke about White House ...
Stephen Colbert Lets Trump And Dr. Ben Carson H... [Published Crooks and Liars - Aug 09 2014]
Stephen Colbert did a very fine job of taking both Donald Trump and Fox's favorite wingnut Dr. Ben Carson to task for their fearmongering over the Ebola virus this Thursday. For anyone who needs a reminder or just missed it earlier this week, Trump ...
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McCutcheon Breeds Cynicism [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
Stephen Colbert Is the Best Source of Science o... [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
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