Daily Archive: January 12, 2010

For ‘Wire’ Obsessives

Here’s the trailer for David Simon’s new show and here’s the trailer (and press release!) for “The Avon Barksdale Story.”

Genius Internet Find of the Day

Goes to The “Unauthorized” Documentary of Matthew Gray Gubler.  Gubler is best known as Dr. Reid, the nerdy super-genius profiler on Criminal Minds.  Who knew he had such brilliant comic timing?  These series of...

“Politics as Lived” versus “Politics as Is”

(cross-posted from my blog) Writing in praise of Halperin and Heilemann’s Game Change, Marc Ambinder predicts that political scientists won’t find much to love in the book’s depiction of politics: Political scientists aren’t going to like this book, because it...

RINOs Through the Ages

An interesting article on 19th century conservative reformism from David Frum.

From Tea to Shining Tea: An Interview with Stephen Gordon

It is impossible to understand politics in the United States over the last 12 months without some in-depth discussion of the impact of the Tea Party movement.  Over the course of the last several...