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Tracy Morgan’s post-accident recovery is an ongoing battle

Tracy Morgan’s post-accident recovery is an ongoing battle

Morgan’s lawyer reveals in a new interview that the comedian’s serious injuries might actually be something he cannot ever fully recover from.

Walt Longmire.

‘Longmire’ returns: Netflix rides in to save the day

WASHINGTON, November 19, 2014 – Netflix announced Wednesday evening that it would be picking up A&E’s wildly popular—but canceled—wild west detective series “Longmire” for a 10-episode Season 4. The buzz of enthusiasm among the show’s many fans, including the indefatigable online “Longmire Posse,” is intensifying, as the good news hits the wires and the Internet.

Cast of "Orange is the New Black"

Nielsen NV: SVOD stats are the ‘New Black’ (ink)

WASHINGTON, November 19, 2014 – In a development that’s been long in coming, Netherlands-based Nielsen NV (ticker symbol: NLSN)—the information and measurement services company best known for its crucial TV viewership measuring services—has announced that it will measure streaming video on demand (SVOD) services for the very first time, starting in the month of December.

Frank Ricotti Marimba interface. (Credit: Spitfire Audio website)

Review: Spitfire Audio’s Frank Ricotti Marimba

CHICAGO, November 15, 2014 – Last year we marveled at Spitfire Audio’s beautiful “Plucked Piano” and luminous “Hg20” packages. Recently we had the opportunity to reacquaint ourselves with the British company in the guise of their new Frank Ricotti Marimba sample package, and it was certainly time well spent. Mr. Ricotti is a legend on

"Longmire" logo.

‘Longmire’ said to be getting ‘real close’ to Season 4

WASHINGTON, November 5, 2014 – Fans of former A&E hit drama “Longmire”—unceremoniously canceled by the network largely due to its “old people” demographic and lack of in-house production—may be on the verge of getting some good news. Sheriff Longmire himself, aka actor Robert Taylor, just put out a YouTube video that, while short on specifics,

Screen shot of "It Matters" video.

Get out the vote video sends key message to lazy citizens

WASHINGTON, November 4, 2014 –As the sun rises across America, we offer this video, authored by Tom Blumer and spotted this morning via It’s billed as non-partisan, but tilts right. Nonetheless, for those of you who don’t think today’s voting matters to you, think again. Get up. Go out. And vote. Many elections today

Satirical composite by the author.

Top Ten Reasons to vote Democrat on November 4

WASHINGTON, November 3, 2014 – It would be gratifying to claim authorship of the following externally submitted “List of Ten.” It showed up anonymously and unbidden in our mailbox recently, just in time, we imagine, to massively affect the outcome of this coming Tuesday’s election festivities. Here’s the list in inverse order, slightly edited for

Vincent Sheheen.

Campaign videos: GOP exposes Democrats’ War Against Women

WASHINGTON, October 31, 2014 – Trick or Treat! There’s no escaping the TV ads, the robo-calls, the doorbell-ringing or the mass of political Internet videos as Campaign 2014 nears next week’s Tuesday climax. For what seems like decades now, attack ads have dominated on the airwaves, with both parties apparently finding it more effective to