SOAP TALK

SM: I am scared that Nate is going to hook up with George's daughter on 6FU. Or maybe they are leading me to think that and something worse will happen. Or nothing at all. I love that it's getting unpredicable now. One of my friends is convinced that Billy will kill someone. Maybe Billy and George should live together. I feel bad for George--the first really mean thing Ruth ever does turns out to be the absolute worst. She fascinates me. TR: Nate is floundering, and definitely interested and thinking about George's daughter, esp. when Rachel … [Read more...]

CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP

"The last temptation is the greatest treason, To do the right deed for the wrong reason." Palast quotes Eliot to illustrate the uselessness of Miller considering Rove a "source" (from Common Dreams.org). STOOGE STANDS UP IN LEAKY BOAT "Did I talk to him? Rove's hands move my mouth, why would I need to talk to him?... I turn twelve next week, would you folks please simmer down?" … [Read more...]

LINKS FOR INDUSTRY!

Jimmy and I walked out of the studio agreeing that "Reason to Believe" was more misinterpreted than even"Born in the U.S.A." CALLING ROBERT ALTMAN 500 nude sunbathers (BoingBoing) KARL ROVE ON THE ROPES Nail. The. Bastard. (Yeah right.) IF THIS GUY WERE A LIBERAL HE'D BE HANGED Novak … [Read more...]

LONDON: LIVE 8, OLYMPICS, G8…

Terror. Once again, reality outdoes fiction. More later. For now: Tim Riley will appear on a Springsteen panel for NPR's "On Point" on Friday evening, July 7, at 8pm. Check this list to see if your local station carries this show, or listen live: http://www.onpointradio.org/stations/ … [Read more...]

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FRIDAY’S ULTIMATE “DUMP DAY”

Don't know what the story is with O'Connor stepping down, but nobody's got it yet. If she really took ROVE and RHENQUIST by surprise, she's even cannier and more venal than her vote for W. suggested. After all, this move is the ULTIMATE swing vote, right? unused radio script for PINK FLOYD (aired on HERE AND NOW Friday) LEAD: REMEMBER "DARK SIDE OF THE MOON" AND "THE WALL"? PINK FLOYD FANS THE WORLD OVER ARE LOOKING TO LIVE 8 AS THE SITE WHERE THE BAND'S TWO LEAD MEMBERS, DAVID GILMOUR AND ROGER WATERS, WILL REUNITE AFTER YEARS OF FUEDING. … [Read more...]