Leslie Savan blogs for The Nation about media and politics. A three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for her Village Voice column about advertising, Savan is the author of Slam Dunks and No-Brainers: Pop Language in Your Life, the Media, and, Like…Whatever and The Sponsored Life: Ads, TV, and American Culture. She has been widely published, including in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, New York, Mother Jones, and Huffington Post. She has appeared frequently on TV and radio, and is very happy to be a talking head in Helvetica, a film about the font.
King’s no-nonsense, staccato style of moderating had the inadvertent effect of toning down the crazy.
After Gary Hart, Bill Clinton, John Ensign, David Vitter, Eliot Spitzer, Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Edwards and more—why don’t politicians learn?
Maybe in Guthrie’s new gig on the Today Show she’ll no longer have to Lean Forward From the Side.
The same rightwing that went ballistic over Kerry‘s cheese and Obama‘s mustard is eerily silent on Trump’s fork-enabled method of downing pizza.
Emotionally stuck pols of a certain age are dropping left and right.
Iowa conservatives are begging the NJ governor to run for president, but they seem unaware of his falling poll numbers—and his Xanadu problem.