Category Archives: Satire

Philosophy 101

I was sitting there. Waiting on a perp. . . . Okay, I was standing. . . . Alone. No intern to chat up. No misanthrope from the competition to kvetch with. Not even a Public Information Officer to eyeball … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

Far be it for me to complain about the news business — that social institution that brings such merriment and goodwill into homes each evening. If you think the steady dose of blood, guts, crime, corruption, lies, and smut (and … Continue reading

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Positively Neutral

It started as an experiment. A dare of sorts. If you’re my friend on Facebook, you know what I mean. Since January 1, I’ve been Mister Positive, a ray of sunshine in an otherwise dark universe. Alas, the boss has … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years of News

I believe the year was 2000 — December if I remember correctly. Frothy adult beverages flowed like water, so please forgive the lack of my usual precision. Long before DVRs, Hulu, and Youtube, we noticed it — viewers fleeing television … Continue reading

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A Shooter’s Psalm

It being Sunday and all, we at turdpolishertv thought it might be good to spring a little religion on you heathens. A Shooter’s Psalm The Assignemnt Desk is my sheppard, I shall not bitch. It makes me miss dinner for … Continue reading

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PhoJo-sthenics!

 It’s the unofficial first day of summer or some such made-for-TV cliche. The passing of Memorial Day means it’s time to dig out the white shoes you packed away Labor Day. Break out the plaid shorts and striped shirts. Drop … Continue reading

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Truth in Advertising

Have you looked for a job in television lately? Someone changed all the positions! No longer are there reporters and photographers, producers or assignment managers, the whole freeking news business has lost it’s mind while I wasn’t looking. Managers and … Continue reading

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