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Things I Should Be Surprised To Hear Larry King Say, #3.

Heard this one the other night, asked of Surgeon General Dr. Sanjay Gupta who was discussing hypothermia in relation to the water landing in New York last week:

“You can only get hypothermia in the water?”

How many mountain-climbing-related stories and interviews do you think Mr. King has covered over the years?

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In Which This Gave Me A Much Needed Laugh.

After a couple of days feeling pretty down, this made me laugh pretty hard when I watched it Saturday night — the whole show did, actually, but this was just the right combination of hilarious, weird and awkward that I needed:

[Update: Apparently, it’s been yanked from YouTube, but for now you can see it here.]

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In Which Boston Legal Gets It.

I was watching this tonight and thought this clip was fantastic. This summed up in two minutes everything that is wrong with American political debate. You have to watch through the yelling to the end:

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In Which Your Television Is Going To Change.

The Wise One passes along this PSA. It’s really worth your attention, if for no other reason than the fact that it’s hilarious:

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more about “Analog to digital“, posted with vodpod

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In Which I Talk To Chester About Drugs, And Other Thoughts About Television.

We probably watch more tv than we should (thank you, tivo, for making me feel so gol-durned efficient while doing so!), and as the boys get older I have to be aware of what’s on when they’re around.

I was reminded of this the other night when Peanut was playing with his cars and as one was driving away from the other, he yelled, “Get back here, you b****!”

We had a talk.

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In Which I’m Making Popcorn.

Right now I understand the excitement some people feel when the Superbowl is about to start. I enjoy the Superbowl — as much as any football game, I guess; for me it’s really about the commercials — but I’m almost giddy for this debate to start. I am such a nerd. Go Biden!

I really am making popcorn.

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In Which The Daily Show Rocks.

This is why I love The Daily Show. In this clip, they show the total hypocrisy of the Republican talking heads (I love it when someone makes Bill O’Reilly look like the tool that he is!), but as anyone who watched the show during the Clinton years knows, they are equal opportunity ridiculers.

Anyway, here’s The Daily Show doing what The Daily Show does best:

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