Trusting is one thing I don’t know When it comes to the campaigning men But I’ll meet you at the election When I vote for the hope of this land – Sean […]
2007 in Review, pt. 3: Sex, drugs and cellulite!
Welcome to part three of S&R’s first annual year-end round-up. I’ll begin by apologizing for my colleagues, who have wasted a lot of their time (and yours) yammering about “important” issues. Of […]
Britney coverage is in the public interest and Iran isn't; are we as dumb as they think we are?
Well, here’s a fine howdy-do first thing this morning: an absolutely breathtaking bit of misdirection and pro-monopolist hackery masquerading as a good-faith critique of Bill Moyers. Moyers’ point seems to be that […]
Democracy Death Match results: Limbaugh & Clear Channel defeat Fairness & Public Interest
Once upon a time in America there was a thing called the “public interest.” The airwaves were a publicly owned resource, and broadcasters profiting from their use were obliged to serve “the […]
The inaugural Scholars and Rogues Interview (and our newest Scrogue): Graham Parker
The mid-1970s were a wonderful time for music lovers. For starters, exciting and innovative new music was popping up all over the place. And when it did, it actually got played on […]