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"60 Minutes" is a Television Anomaly

In a medium where even your most popular comedies and dramas have a typical prime-time shelf life of anywhere between five and ten seasons, imagine a NEWS program standing the test of time and running consistently in prime-time for nearly half a century with no end in sight — and in an era where news can barely still be called journalism. 456 more words

Network TV

Why Rape is Haraam

Last year in Cologne, Germany on New Year’s Eve, several women were raped by migrant refugees. They even raped a volunteer female police officer. This rape epidemic has spread all across Europe. 2,149 more words

Islam

Jeopardy! 2016 Power Players Superlatives

MVP
Louis C.K.

Most Likely to Repeat What He Just Said
Al Franken

Most Inexplicable Winner
Lara Logan

Most Out of Sorts
Anderson Cooper

The Not-Quite-Wolf Blitzer Award (as he had the good sense to hardly ring in)
Michael Steele

Television

Louis C.K. crushes Jeopardy's Power Players, Anderson Cooper sinks and Jonathan Franzen loves birds

When it comes to television this week, all you really need to be aware of is the mess that has been Jeopardy’s Power Players: a vast assortment of smart people who have been competing not only for charity but to reaffirm their own expansive egos and bountiful knowledge in all of the things. 732 more words

Arts

Louis C.K., Jonathan Franzen, More to Compete on 'Jeopardy'

Jeopardy is a classic, cool show, and it’s got that great set and that beautiful host, Alex Trebek. In the world of game shows, it’s truly timeless. 197 more words

Television

Lara Logan and the BIG MISTAKE

Lara Logan a “big time” journalist promoted to top-dog seemingly too soon by her CBS executives made a huge mistake October 27th 2013. Logan became the Chief Foreign Correspondent in three years and two years later the top Correspondent of 60 Minutes, here is where she threw the journalistic principle of fact-checking out the window and no media critic, journalist or the nation will let her live it down. 1,088 more words

There's only one real Jeopardy 'Power Player,' and his name is Alex Trebek, a true Canadian icon

The first of the loyalists took position at 7:30 in the morning. A brutally cold April rain may make daffodils droop, but it cannot daunt these hearty troops. 1,433 more words

Arts