Daily Archives: January 2, 2003

Boondocks update

The Chron devotes half its lettercol today to Boondocks-related mail. Six letters, evenly divided among supporters and naysayers. This letter, responding to a prior complaint, is my favorite: Michael Watkins (Dec. 28 Viewpoints letter, “New comics are offensive”) believes that … Continue reading Continue reading

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“The Crooked E” makes its debut

The Crooked E, a “tell all” TV movie about Enron (see here and here) finally makes it to the small screen on Sunday. Chron TV critic Mike McDaniel is not impressed. An exceptional scandal cries out for exceptional storytelling. CBS’ … Continue reading Continue reading

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Virginia apologizes

The University of Virginia has offered an official apology to West Virginia for jokes that the UVa pep band made at the Continental Tire Bowl. This incident has sparked some discussion on the Rice MOB mailing list. We’ve been in … Continue reading Continue reading

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