Forget Cosby! Sterfish took an intriguing look at the most underrated black sitcoms and finds a gem or two along the way.
El Bicho took us for a delightful romp with F Troop. He reminded me why that show was a childhood favorite and the trip down memory lane brought a smile to my face.
Sherry Lipp found she may not care for network scheduling, but television shows on DVD can fit any schedule. Now I have to buy some DVDs!
From Editor Gordon Hauptfleisch:
Aaron Fleming (and Duke De Mondo) — The Mondo Mugwump Letters: Battlefield Earth - A Saga of the Year 3000
Penurious Orwell, dead as the ball-bag o’ Ghandi through eyes all dutch-tilt screech and blue/green hue and a-tussle with intergalactic pseudo-religious metaphorical fangledang, brain-splurged extravagant Rasta-reject follicular grandeur, knee-deep in prospectoring retrogression – a slab o’ sweetest sin yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes.
From Culture Editor Diana Hartman:
Mayank 'Austen' Singh spirits the reader away in the ethereal and entrancing A Young Man in India Hallucinates on Jerusalem.
From Executive Producer Eric Berlin:
Here's why I'm picking Eric Olsen's Michael Jackson's Dilemma: Fighting "Bogus Claims" In Court May Lead to Disastrous Revelations: I don't really care what's going on with Wacko Jacko, but reading EO's MJ coverage makes me care. It's fun, interesting, compelling, and with just the right touches of scorn sprinkled with empathy for a beautiful career gone to rust.
From Politics Editor Dave Nalle:
The Media-Military Relationship by Sean Aqui. Informative, insightful, a bit of a book review and a bit of original analysis on a relevant topic.
Hollywood to America: You Must Watch Our Smut by John Bambenek. Impassioned and with an inflammatory and misleading title, but it does bring attention to an important issue that's worthy of debate.
From Asst. Politics Editor Mark Schannon:
In Defense of Heterodoxy by Pete Blackwell is an excellent discussion of the importance of thinking for oneself rather than simply reacting based on ideology.
Bush Says chances of Shooting Down N. Korea Missile "Reasonable" by Pete Blackwell. Solid evidence that the odds of the U.S. being able to shoot down a Korean missile is questionable at best.
Let Tom DeLay Leave for the Sake of Democracy by Sean Aqui. Interesting argument about why keeping DeLay's name on the ballot is bad for Democracy.
The UN on Human Rights: Still an Embarassment by Dave Nalle is a blistering attack on what should be one of the most powerful forces for good in the world...but has been dominated by the very people it was established to confront.