Entertainment

Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan

Jill Fallon at Estate Vaults posted a recently-found photo of Miss Keller and her teacher, Miss Sullivan. “Water, Helen, it has a name,” says Annie as she spells the letters into Helen’s hands. The story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan as written in the play, The Miracle Worker, has left a mark on me […]

Writers back to work on Wednesday

that’s the way it looks now. Apparently a news conference will happen at noon today (pacific).

A bunch of links, TV and Internet edition

Oh, that internet media. Oh, that TV media. 8 Reasons Why The TV Studios Will Die by Andrew Baron, of Rocketboom. [via United Hollywood] Comedy Writers, VCs to Disintermediate TV Studios [via Infectious Greed] John Hockenberry: You Just Don’t Understand Our Audience. Hockenberry remembers his time at NBC doing Tee Vee News on Dateline in […]

The Daily Show, Colbert Report, return January 7

Fresh segments come back January 7, which is after the Jan 3Iowa caucus and the night before the NH primary. I can’t wait. They’ll be doing the show sans-writers, tho. “We would like to return to work with our writers. If we cannot, we would like to express our ambivalence, but without our writers we […]

Where have you gone, Jon Stuart Leibowitz?

Brian Williams gives a birthday shout out to Jon Stuart. Missing Jon Stewart has some videos, including the Crossfire video.

pizza, nuts, pencils, phone calls, cluetrain

The fans, the strikers, and the studios. The audience is listening. And acting.