Saturday, April 19, 2008

Dethklok, Gibson, and Stephanopolous, linked!

I'm watching Metalocalypse, where a fictional thrash metal band called Dethklok has assorted misadventures. In the episode I'm watching right now, the band members try their hand at standup comedy. Metal bands are usually not known for humor. You can guess how the episode pans out.

Meanwhile, Wednesday's fiasco is destined to be remembered as Election 2008's answer to My Mother the Car.

Shoddy! Tawdry! A Televised Train Wreck! (Courtesy of Frank Rich--man is he on FIRE!)

How Much Did You Loathe ABC's Debate Coverage?

Debate Sours ABC Viewers

Broadcast Failure: The ABC Debate

Please, let this be the moment when the TV punditocracy jumped the shark. And here's a hint to whatever yahoo's moderating the next debate: We're still in Iraq. And it's still Situation FUBAR, with a fundie cleric threatening civil war.