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Journalism Literacy in LIS (or lacktherof) - Also Stephen Colbert

I have been thinking a lot about journalism lately, and the importance of cross-disciplinary knowledge sharing. Some of the best things I have learned in this degree have been from learning about a discipline I had little knowledge in such as computer science knowledge of how databases and networks work. 291 more words

How Johnny Carson Inadvertently Helped Create 'SNL' And Molded David Letterman's Unique Late Night Style

A late night TV host’s legacy isn’t only about crafting a skillful monologue, executing ingenious comedy bits, and possessing an easy manner with one’s guests and the audience: it’s about moving the fence posts back and creating more space for comedy to live.  1,024 more words


Daytime Decompressing/Couple Time

One of my now fiancé and I’s favored pastimes is to decompress from the day by watching previous episodes of our favorite comedy central shows. We most recently caught up on The Colbert Report. 101 more words


” Life is an improvisation. You have no idea what’s going to happen next and you are mostly just making things up as you go along”

-Stephen Colbert

Bachelors Degree

Taking Down the Daily Show with Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein

Allison and Jamie discuss how young people are turning to comedy shows like The Daily Show and The Colbert Report for their news. What does this say about mainstream media? 72 more words

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Google Fired Back At Stephen Colbert With The Perfect, Subtle Change To Their Search Results

Last week Stephen Colbert took Google — and more specifically CEO Larry Page — to task for listing his height as an emasculating 5’10” on their search results when he has very clearly been a strong 5’11” since his teenage years. 70 more words


The Trick is Knowing When Enough is Enough

I’ve never been particularly good at magic or tricks.

With me, what you see is what you get.

The jury is still out on whether that’s always such a good thing. 493 more words