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* Don’t miss Mark Steyn on Rodney Bingenheimer, the Mayor of Sunset Strip. Bingenwhomer, you ask? Here’s a primer from teenage baseball sensation Matt Welch.

* Phillippe assumes the insolence and braggadocio of a Rap person.

* Hugh Hewitt: “This week MSNBC’s ‘Connected Coast to Coast’ and CNN’s ‘Inside Politics’ began to monitor the blogs as part of their daily broadcasts. That is the most obvious proof that the news cycle has been permanently impacted by the independent journalists and commentators of the blogosphere. If the cable networks are finding it necessary to report on what is being said on the blogs, then we can only assume that newspapers are doing the same thing, at least the ones that want to survive.�?

* Dare you look upon the MOST EVIL DOG IN THE WORLD?

* Jim Treacher defends Napoleon Dynamite, target of a negative review by Roger Ebert: “How many animals have you created, Ebert? Well, Napoleon created the liger. It’s probably not edible, though, so no wonder you don’t care.�?

* Tim was a popular name in the sixties. All downhill since. (Via The Corner).

* Colby Cosh looks at Canada’s Great Hockey Outage.

* It is disgusting what they are doing to Bugs Bunny.

* John Quiggin’s cash for comments appeal continues. Go post some happy words.

* Investigate yourself, Liz Jackson!

Posted by Tim B. on 02/19/2005 at 01:38 AM
    1. Media Watch, so tired and past it.

      Anyway, it’s on at the same time as Desperate Housewives.

      Napoleon Dynamite was a top film, if I do say so myself.

      Posted by Major Anya on 2005 02 19 at 05:50 AM • permalink


    1. Off topic but on movies, I watched Osama today and it is a beautiful and haunting. The ending is, gosh, so sad and will you make you furious. It was the first film made in Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban, but is about a young girl’s life during it. It’s just too good not to recommend.

      Posted by Major Anya on 2005 02 19 at 06:17 AM • permalink


    1. Rodney Bingenheimer?  RODNEY?…God…what a blast from past that name is.  We’re from L.A. and Rodney’s old show on KROQ was our only link to Vicious Punk Rock back in the early 1980’s. At that time, an imported Clash album cost $39 at Zed Records in Long Beach; Rodney was the only game in town.

      He was the most improbable DJ ever. Terrible voice, but good taste in music.  Nice guy too.  Only problem with old Rodney was an…er…over-fondness for girls of around 14 or so……

      Posted by NewSisyphus on 2005 02 19 at 10:39 AM • permalink


    1. Actually, the Liger is a real critter.  I remember reading about them WAY back in elementary school…. Lets see if I can find a link… Ah!

      Posted by MikeTheLibrarian on 2005 02 19 at 12:45 PM • permalink


    1. Any program Liz Jackson is involved with will probably be more like political street theatre than proper, accurate reporting.
      We look forward to that day when the nexus between lefty, arty, creative people and supposed current affairs reporting can be broken.
      There are so many polemical programs masquerading as reportage. Nine’s Sunday program has been neutered too. You are now offered more health & medicine stories than anything else.

      Posted by blogstrop on 2005 02 19 at 06:54 PM • permalink


  1. The updated Bugs Bunny characters look positively creepy. They look kind of mean and evil. Maybe for older kids, but not for the real young.

    Posted by CJosephson on 2005 02 19 at 07:46 PM • permalink