'Television' Archive

Zaproot is Cheeky Green Fun

October 2nd, 2008 / Energy Transition, Humor, Newswire, Television / 23 comments

I always admire people who don't just talk about their principles, but put them into practice. With the Energy Transition, consciousness raising is nearly as important as personal commitment. After ...

KULR-TV Interviews Sean Prophet

July 7th, 2008 / Atheism, Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Religion, Television / 15 comments

I was approached by KULR's (Billings, MT) Kathy Weber back in June to do an interview regarding CUT's 50th anniversary. Given all the ...

RMI Car of the Future on NOVA

April 22nd, 2008 / Energy Transition, Newswire, Television / 43 comments

I received this email from the Rocky Mountain Institute today for Earth Day. Since oil dependency finances corrupt theocracies and is at the root of both global warming and ...

The Fascist Parents Television Council

March 19th, 2008 / Society, Stupid Things, Television / 10 comments

Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most ...

The Sadomasochism of “Hard As Nails”

December 28th, 2007 / Critical Thought, Psychology, Television / 17 comments

There's only one word for what unordained Catholic minister Justin Fatica does, and that's sadomasochism. Not in a sexual sense, of course, but in the sense ...

News Corp Wisely Realizes Religion is Entertainment

December 6th, 2007 / Marketing, Newswire, Religion, Television / 1 comment

News Corp, the media conglomerate that brought the world topless Page 3 girls, has found religion on the internet. The company, headed by Rupert Murdoch, yesterday announced that its Fox Entertainment ...

Review: Fall from Grace

December 5th, 2007 / Bigotry, Religion, Television / 12 comments

This disturbing documentary from University of Kansas filmmaker K. Ryan Jones reveals the truth about homophobic "minister" Fred Phelps and his twisted Topeka congregation, as they move from gay-bashing to ...

Report: First Documentary Shoot

November 28th, 2007 / Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Television / 2 comments

Greetings, readers! I'm back after a long posting hiatus, 2,800 miles of driving, and the Thanksgiving holiday, making for a highly productive inaugural shooting trip for ...

Blackwater: Be Very Afraid

November 5th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Drug War, Religion, Television / 8 comments

On the Bill Maher show this past weekend (which is absolute must-see TV), Jeremy Scahill appeared via satellite to talk about his book Blackwater: The ...

9/11 Conspiracy Wackos Disrupt Bill Maher

October 20th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Television / 15 comments

October 19, 2007 was the wildest Bill Maher show ever. Several people screaming about WTC "building 7" and other incomprehensible nonsense disrupted Maher's panel discussion, and had to ...

I Love Kathy Griffin

September 11th, 2007 / Humor, Newswire, Television / 3 comments

I'm a little late to the lovefest, I know. But thank god with a small "g" that someone was willing to get up at the Emmys and not thank ...

The Horror of God’s (Christian) Warriors

September 8th, 2007 / Religion, Television / 9 comments

More than Jesus Camp, more than Alexandra Pelosi's Friends of God, Christiane Amanpour's God's (Christian) Warriors alternately scared, stunned and infuriated me. Scared because I was ...

The Dopler Effect

August 24th, 2007 / Future Tech, Newswire, Science, Television / 4 comments

[UPDATED 08.24.07 -- Now that I've finished the series] Well, first an apology for what was a very hasty post. This is positively the last time I will review a series ...

Equal Opportunity Offenders

August 20th, 2007 / Atheism, Newswire, Religion, Television / No comments

Let's hope this upcoming series on CNN titled "God's Warriors" with Christiane Amanpour pulls no punches, and mightily offends believers in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. (H/T Crooks and ...

The Enemies of Reason

August 16th, 2007 / Science, Television / 19 comments

It's hard to imagine there are any atheists or humanists who don't know about Richard Dawkins' new series. But it's so powerful and well put together, ...

Go, Sarah!

March 8th, 2007 / Television / 12 comments

Sarah Silverman kicked 'god' out of bed on Comedy Central, and proved a lot of people don't have a sense of humor. World Net Daily ...

Friends of God

February 23rd, 2007 / Religion, Television / 24 comments

Don't miss the HBO documentary Friends of God. It has two more airings on February 26 and 28. Set your TiVo or find a friend ...

Right Message, Wrong Reason

December 28th, 2006 / Religion, Television / 5 comments

I never thought I'd find myself liking an evangelist. But it's hard not to like Jay Bakker, son of the Rev. Jim and ...

No Sleep–er Cell

December 14th, 2006 / Current Affairs, Television / 2 comments

Sleeper Cell returns with Al-Sayeed in command of a new cell, working for both sides and feeding information to the FBI. This time, the orders involve a nuclear attack. But ...

My Other Life

November 2nd, 2006 / Television / No comments

Taking a short break from philosophy, (much more to come soon), I'm going to do a little shameless self-promotion. Below, I have posted ...

A Walking Pile of Ashes

July 8th, 2006 / Psychology, Television / 5 comments

"The anonymous sex-crazed sycophants who meet once a week to groupthink their way out of desperation." This is how Nip/Tuck's Dr. Christian Troy describes 12-step programs (specifially Sexaholics Anonymous), in this ...

Chef Gets Chicken

March 13th, 2006 / Religion, Television / 4 comments

It seems Chef won't be making any more 'chocolate salty balls.' Isaac Hayes, who plays the often-hilarious voice of reason on South Park, now says he's offended by the show's ...

9/11 - TV Review

April 1st, 2002 / Television / No comments

Anyone who calls themselves a journalist should not have to be reminded about those terrible two words: "prior restraint." The worst form of ...