Spotted at eMusic. It’s just one track—which, if you have a 90-download plan, works out to about twenty cents per “God Damn America.”

Spotted at eMusic. It’s just one track—which, if you have a 90-download plan, works out to about twenty cents per “God Damn America.”

Part 2 of the Daily Show's coverage of the Pollies. “Let us remember those whose careers were so tragically lost.”

”I don’t want to do an impression,” she says. ”I just want to honor her voice, her stillness, and her hairstyle”’ - Elizabeth Banks on the challenges of playing House of Yes-era Parker Posey.

”I don’t want to do an impression,” she says. ”I just want to honor her voice, her stillness, and her hairstyle”’ - Elizabeth Banks on the challenges of playing House of Yes-era Parker Posey.

Black Moth Super Rainbow, “Zodiac Girls” (2008)

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Jay “Tron Guy” Maynard at ROFLcon. I wonder how many times he gets the poop question.

Last night’s Daily Show segment on the Pollies, an awards show recognizing excellence in political advertising. At first I thought John Oliver’s interview with Floyd Brown—creator of the infamous 1988 Willie Horton ad—was a classic bit of  DS recontextualized “gotcha,” and that there was no way the guy could really be that brazenly evil. Then I watched Brown’s latest anti-Obama joint. Dukakis got off easy.

I'm a contributing editor to Wired magazine, and the author of new book about the Upright Citizens Brigade. I can be reached at brianraftery at gmail dot com.

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