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Posts Tagged ‘Bush’s’

LAT in 90 Seconds

hbologo.jpgWe’re Glad, Too: The last line of this Robert Lloyd review of Coma, an HBO docu about traumatic brain injury is, “Mostly, you just think, ‘I’m glad it isn’t me.’” We felt the same way — but about reviewing it. We’re glad it wasn’t our assignemnt; the show sounds unbearably depressing.

monkeyass.jpgBad Choices: No, we’re not talking about Bush commuting Libby’s sentence. We get that: The guy looks out for his pals. We’re talking about the LAT’s decision to post a weirdly worded poll on its News Analysis piece asking readers to vote if they “agree with Pres. Bush that 30 months in federal prison is excessive for telling a lie?” When you phrase it that way, then, yes, 30 months in the slammer for “telling a lie” does seem excessive — Okay, Okay! You really do look fat in that dress. And also, who cares what readers think on this topic? If this is what passes for interactive, newspapers really are doomed.

ps3.jpgBig Brother’s Got Game: The Nielsen Co. will begin tracking the games people play on their PlayStation consoles. We expect some sad, sad statistics to start pouring out.

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News You Don’t Want To Miss: Tuesday RoundUp

roundup.jpgFrom the annals of “All News Is Local” come some of the top stories to hit our inbox. Well, the top stories that aren’t about 11-year-old boys shooting giant pigs:

NPR: Day to Day interviews Mia Farrow about Bush’s sanctions against Sudan. Your guess is as good as ours.

CNN: A Venezuelan TV station has been accused of trying to incite a hit on Hugo Chavez. And the Venezuelan government is none too pleased with CNN, either.

Tabloid Baby: Someone at this site is clearly in lust with someone at X17, cuz why else would they run a story like this?