Archives: November 2009
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The Wanda Sykes Show’s fourth episode aired last Saturday. Above is the entire episode.
“I don’t mind getting my hands dirty reading the news. When you’re finished you should be covered in facts. Just filthy. Look I got Obama’s Afghanistan policy all over me,” says Sykes.
There is also a sketch about life after newspapers.
FBLA is a media partner Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles. We will be bringing you stories all season long about the children the organization assists.
The Make-A-Wish of Greater Los Angeles ambassador Rachael Gottes, 13 was featured on Fox 11. Beware, if you watch the video at work, you could snot yourself.
Previously on FBLA:
Not only is the network expected to retain its lead, but Fox projects that it will close the deal by the largest November sweeps victory margin in five years.
Fox is also up 20 percent from its November 2008 sweeps period and is the only network to post a gain. ABC is in second place with 3.1. CBS is a close third with 3.0, NBC is fourth with 2.6, and the CW has a 1.2. ABC is expected to come out on top if sports programing is excluded from the mix.
It only took 20 years, but Fox finally did it.
Gawker editor and memoirist, Richard Rushfield’s book “Don’t Follow Me I’m Lost” debuted last month and apparently having hundreds of eye witnesses being about to track you down with little to no skill has its charms.
He writes at Daily Beast:
Perhaps the hardest thing about writing a memoir, I found, are the worries about how the other people in it will respond to their portrayals. But all attempts to create nuanced portraits, to turn individuals into composites, to mask identities to soften the worst moments become all the harder when one feels the cast of characters is collectively looking over your Facebook shoulder.
Has anyone called for a correction? Rushfield tells FBLA, “No one has demanded a correction but a few have pointed out things they remember differently…for instance one character who has a notable scene putting a ton of sugar in his coffee swears he never used that much sugar. My memory differs. Another claims my chronology is off and I got events in the wrong order.”
Sigh. Yeah, he’s no Sarah Palin.
Penner/Daniels made headlines when in April of 2007 he announced that he was transitioning his gender to female. S/he wrote about the transition process in an LA Times blog called “Woman In Progress” under his/her new name Christine Daniels. This frank and open approach to the transitioning process made Penner/Daniels something of a hero in the transgender community.
But the open approach didn’t last. Details are sketchy, but what is clear is that in October of 2008, Penner/Daniels began writing under the name Mike Penner again. Everything under the Christine Daniels byline was removed from the LAT website.
CORRECTION: We originally lead our readers to believe this billboard was Monroeville, Pennsylvania when in fact it was Monroeville, Alabama. We regret the error and the missed opportunity for an Alabama joke.
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