Rush fans can celebrate together that their guys have been accepted at last, and that they helped to make it happen. As a Randy Newman fan, I will still just quietly smirk at the acknowledgement that I am one of the few who gets it.
There are a lot of things that are popular and commercial, but aren't very good. Or are just good enough. Consider Justin Bieber: It's not that the kid isn't talented; it's that he's only just talented enough.
Chris Matthews is mistaken when he thinks that a Mitt Romney defeat will mute Mitch McConnell, the senator who famously said that his "single most important goal" was to defeat Obama. The opposite is more likely.
I recently sat down with Anderson to talk about how Clockwork Angels came about, the publishing industry and how it has changed over the course of his career, and a few other topics. The following is an excerpt of that conversation.
In the rare instances when Rush Limbaugh is forced to produce evidence to support his broadcast diatribes and vile personal attacks -- evidence that he does not have -- Limbaugh shifts gears and professes he was merely engaging in satiric humor to make his point.
This week we discuss the Rush Limbaugh advertiser boycott; verbal rape; PSAs on the Limbaugh flagship station; Maher's defense of Limbaugh; comedians and commentators; the Fairness Doctrine; good Rush versus bad Rush, and other topics.