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Stopping the Presses

The assassination of President Kennedy forced most media in the United States (and beyond) to make some last-minute changes. The long-running Kiplinger Letter had to kill its lead story, "Less than a year until elections…how is Kennedy doing?", which has finally seen the light of day this week, as a historical footnote.

Meanwhile, LIFE Magazine dumped a cover story on college (and future pro) football star Roger Staubach [more inside]
posted by oneswellfoop on Nov 22, 2013 - 14 comments

The Question Isn't Where or When, but WTF?

Last week's season premire of Community featured a bumper crop of pop-culture parodies, including a Glee-style opening number, a 2001 homage (with excellent use of Old Chevy Chase) and most significantly, the Instant Meme of a 22-second take-off of Doctor Who*. In the few days since, the intersection of Community fans and Who fans have been reverse-engineering the 49 year run of "Inspector Spacetime" with a forum board, a TV Tropes page, and, of course, a tumblr.
* overshadowing the addition to the show's cast and college's faculty of John Goodman and Michael K. "Omar Little" Williams. [more inside]
posted by oneswellfoop on Sep 27, 2011 - 151 comments

Five Round Salute for Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart

The Doctor's Brigadeer has died. Nicholas Courtney (Dec. 16, 1929 - Feb. 22, 2011)
io9 obit (in OLD blog format, yourewelcome), 2008 Interview, Nicholas Courtney's Website
posted by oneswellfoop on Feb 22, 2011 - 43 comments

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