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The Ambassador

This conversation we’re about to have never happened. Mads Brügger, under the name Mads Cortzen, went about obtaining for himself credentials as a diplomat to the Central African Republic (CAR).  With these credentials, one can travel freely without interference from … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 9

The Blackout, Part 2: Mock Debate I say the power going out was the best thing that ever happened to us! They’re still slumming it on News Night but the end is in sight.  It’s pitch time to the RNC for their … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 8

The Blackout Part 1: Tragedy Porn Whose decision was it not to cover the Casey Anthony trial? The Casey Anthony started last week and has caused half of News Night’s viewers to jump ship (and Nancy Grace’s show on HLN … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 6

I’m going to single-handedly civilize the internet! Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) is having trouble sleeping.  There’s been a death threat, Sloan Sabbith (Olivia Munn) had a tough time on air, and Mackenzie MacHale (Emily Mortimer) continues to exist.  Stories being … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 5

How long is he going to be on the balcony? It’s change in the Near East and the team is trying to get into Tahrir Square.  They’re having trouble getting outside, but Neal (Dev Patel) thinks he’s got an Egyptian … Continue reading

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Political Animals

Never call a bitch a bitch, we bitches hate that. Elaine Barrish (Sigourney Weaver) is a former first lady who ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic presidential primary against now-President Paul Garcetti (Adrian Pasdar).  Garcetti is a lefty, transformative figure who, … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 4

You’re just setting out to hurt someone? Will (Jeff Daniels) is on a mission to civilize, but it isn’t going well.  It’s a New Year’s Eve party and people are getting set up with other people.  Sloan (Olivia Munn) encourages … Continue reading

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