Monthly Archives: April 2007

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery: “Paris Hilton’s simple life might soon become slightly more simple if she becomes an inmate in one of the area’s several “pay-to-stay” city jails. On Thursday, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office announced … Continue reading

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ATM machines and carpetbaggers

I’m starting to like plain spoken, and media savy, Bill Richardson because of quotes like these: “You guys have been considered as ATM machines,” New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, one of the candidates, said Sunday. “Now you’re important,” and “Richardson, … Continue reading

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This season’s good vibe was too good to last

Steriods in Met’s clubhouse?

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Reading online what you won’t pay for in print

I’m not really sure why this person canceled their subscription. And I’m even less sure why the person would take both the Daily Bulletin and SGVT, since, for the most part, we cover different areas. I do wonder where he … Continue reading

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“Eric Stoltz” comments on Rusty Tullis

A person who says he is Eric Stoltz, the actor, left a comment today. He says, ” I spoke to share [sic] shortly after I heard of Rusty’s death and we decided to make a donation for $100,000 to UCLA … Continue reading

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When citizen journalism works

Wikipedia’s contributions during the day of the Virginia Tech shooting and days after apparently was a clearinghouse of information, according to the NYTimes: “The problem with Wikipedia is that it only works in practice. In theory, it can never work.”

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Phil Spector Contest

For a bit of levity, reader Paul remarks that “The more pressing concern of the day is a question you should be asking your readers: Do they prefer Phil Spector in his current blond bob or was his bushy brunette … Continue reading

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Journalists as censors

For whatever reason journalism groups are jumping on the bandwagon of inhibiting speech or using doublespeak to fit their agendas. NAHJ calls for the use of “undocumented workers” instead of “illegal immigrants”; the NABJ calling for the firing of vile … Continue reading

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Why?

It’s what you are going to be hearing and reading for days after the horrific killings in Virginia. The media is going to swamp you with talking heads analyzing Cho Seung-Hui’s motives, past history and psychological makeup. Since the man … Continue reading

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Curious turn of events in Montebello

Rich McKee’s latest. Montebello has made some curious choices lately, and we’ll be watching closely as things develop.

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