I've been catching up a bit with the GOP debate and the last episode of Jon Stewart's run on The Daily Show. While I have only paid scant attention to the debate, I did watch the final episode of TDS, and I have to note that Jon Stewart's final segment was a great coda to his sixteen years of parsing news media nonsense. These are words to live by:
A well-calibrated bullshit detector (whether in the garage or not) is a necessity in this day and age of non-stop marketing. It's nice to see that Jon Stewart ended this phase of his television career with an admonition- it's up to his viewers to do the work now.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Advice to Live By
Posted by Big Bad Bald Bastard at 3:26 AM
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"If you smell something, say something."
Actually, Jon ended his show with music. Land of Hope And Glory, with a coda of Born To Run.
Probably would have been better with the Mekons, but what wouldn't be?
Of course, BBBB, you have missed them YET AGAIN. Robyn Hitchcock would be ashamed...,
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