Perhaps comedians are the public intellectuals of our day. Imagine a world where we watched the draft of the nation’s top teachers. I would love to watch that prime time television event.
Tag Archives: Satire and Parody
Two years ago, Columbia College had the honor of bringing Tom Davis, of Franken and Davis, to campus to speak with our students and the community. As the organizer of his visit to C.C., I got to spend a lot … Continue reading
The social media sphere is full of shared videos, photos, links, and blog posts. I do it– I share my favorite stories with my genuine and facebook-qualifying ‘friends.’ So when someone first posted Rick Perry’s “Strong” ad I didn’t pay … Continue reading
… for so many reasons. This is the reason today.
I think Stephen Colbert’s truthiness is really getting a run for its money in this election. Check out the link below for this campaign season’s fact-checking machine. The Annenberg Political Fact Check http://www.factcheck.org/just-the-facts/.html Stephen Colbert introduces truthiness