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Chuck Todd Meets The Press, Needs To Improve Listening Skills

Chuck Todd is so excited, you guys! It's his first week as the new host of Meet the Press. That other guy with two first names failed his way into a $4 million buyout and NBC, looking to bring...
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Meet The Press Is About To Get So Much Worse; You Need This Coffee Mug More Than Ever

Do you need yet one more reason to ignore NBC's "Meet the Press" because you can't get enough of John McCain and the weekly parade of the same old white dudes saying the same old white dude things? What...

Ezra Klein Finds Success Despite One Dirty Tweet Two Years Ago

Surely you have all read and analyzed the brief new Washingtonian profile of informative Washington Post child typist Ezra Klein by now, which ends on this note: "But Klein has also found the pitfalls of being too public: Two...

Britain And France Are Going To Just Be HONEST And Tell Iran That They Know Its Nuclear Secrets

Hey Britain and France, whatcha up to today? OH NOTHING just accusing Iran of having the most secret and evil nuclear facility ever before the G20. There is also this Thai place in downtown Pittsburgh that we have been...

It’s Mayoral Primary Day In Buffalo! Which Candidate Will Give Out Free Electronics?

The booming town of Buffalo, New York -- which finally won its independence last year after suffering decades under of the private ownership and slave economy of Tim Russert -- today is holding its Democratic mayoral primary, a.k.a. "the...

Chuck Todd To Finally Get ‘Meet the Press’ Consolation Prize

A long time ago, American treasure Tim Russert died, leaving an opening at America's most important teevee chat program, Meet the Press. Goateed numbers nerd Chuck Todd was maybe going to take over, because why not, but then the...

Obama Has Eerie Power To Read, Cloud Republicans’ Minds

Here's some year-old video clip of our old pal Tim Russert, before he died while actually working on this very program, Meet the Press, talking to known jackhole David Brooks about Barack Obama's ability to read the minds of...

Latest Crucial MSNBC Anchor News Update!

Here are two things we are very tired of typing about, every day: Will teevee's Chris Matthews run for the American Senate? And, Did dancey boy David Gregory officially get dead Tim Russert's job on Meet the Press? The...

Wonkette Interviews Matt Yglesias At Utne Reader Party

Here is some footage of blogger Matt Yglesias talking about fallen American hero Tim Russert. (Matt once wrote about how unbearably inane Russert was, and then Russert died three weeks later, and everybody on the Internet hated Matt...

Luke Russert Segments Will Always Be About Death

NBC News' strategy in hiring young Luke Russert is now clear: whenever anything happens, Brian Williams can ask Luke what his dead father thinks about it.

Tom Brokaw Is Your New Tim Russert!

A week and a half ago NBC newsman and Meet the Press moderator Tim Russert died, and the earth stopped in its orbit and let out a wild yawp of despair for the most wonderful person who ever lived....

Keith Olbermann Once Dated A Terrible Person!

We have read this elitist New Yorker profile of your annoying loudmouth boyfriend Keith Olbermann and, like most profiles of MSNBC personalities, it confirms everything you learned about current MSNBC dynamics during the first five minutes of its Iowa...

Hillary Clinton Cares About Tim Russert The Most!

While Hillary Clinton remains hidden in a secret Polynesian island bunker, where she drinks single malt scotch and eats artichoke hearts prepared by a cadre of Gypsy slaves all day long, she is still somehow doing her job as...

Savvy Congressman: Tim Russert Would’ve Wanted Us To Drill

The saddest part about Tim Russert's death last Friday was not that he was young. It's that he never got to stick it to those damn liberal tree-fuckers who don't want to drill America's coasts for sweet, sweet Texas...

Tim Russert’s Last Blog Post

Oh Tim, you are making everybody feel like a slacker today, when we were already feeling sad. Your last blog thing on MSNBC was posted at 9:50 a.m. Friday, a few hours before you collapsed while doing voiceovers for...

A Video Tribute To Tim Russert, Dead Today At 58

NBC/MSNBC political broadcaster Tim Russert died today at work in Washington, killed by a sudden heart attack. Russert and his family had just returned from a vacation in Italy where they were celebrating the college graduation of son Luke....