Category Archives: media

late night humor — that “liberal media bias”

Finally! We have evidence! Right? Right! (via GOPunditiot Sunday — The Political Carnival looks like an excellent blog, apart from an unfortunate tendency to use uncaptioned video clips in large numbers…) Tweet

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shared sacrifice, by bernie sanders

A letter to the President: Shared Sacrifice Everyone understands that over the long-term we have got to reduce the deficit – a deficit that was caused mainly by Wall Street greed, tax breaks for the rich, two wars, and a … Continue reading

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get to work, you lazy bastards

[Audio: English, Captioned: auto–mediocre, Transcript: below] Obama got a mite testy when asked about debt ceiling limits and such. He was FAR more diplomatic than I would have been — guess that’s why he’s prez and I’m not — but … Continue reading

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you feel the cold hand and wonder if you’ll ever see the sun

[Audio: Thriller (music); Captions: None] Ha! Thriller lyrics Tweet

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CNN: how ’bout now? Can you hear us?

From GLAD. No, not GLAAD, but GLAD — Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness: A class action lawsuit filed today in Alameda County Superior Court alleges that Time Warner Inc., the owner of CNN.com discriminates against people who are deaf … Continue reading

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Proposition 8: Courtroom Antics

This is why the haters over at the pro-Prop-8 crowd wanted to keep the court records sealed: Check out the transcripts at American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) for the Perry v Schwarzenegger trial that dealt with California’s Proposition 8. … Continue reading

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I’m The Computer Man

Yes… a mid-90’s ad for Apple’s Mac… [Audio: music; Captions: none] I have no words. None. 😯 Oh, except for the lyrics, here: Tweet

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freedom of expression, freedom to dance?

[Audio: probably voices, etc] I’m told at one point one of the police officers asks one of the videotapers if they have a “permit” for that. This happened two weeks ago, following a court ruling banning dancing at memorials (a … Continue reading

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let’s mambo!

[Audio: Music/English; Captions: English; Language: ASL & English] Sean Forbes and Marlee Matlin! The story behind this is just wonderful: “let’s mambo” teaser. It’s great to see the finished product! Lyrics here: PDF Tweet

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the filter bubble

[Audio: English; Captions: Arabic, Chinese (2), English, Italian, Romanian (see link below)] I love TED’s videos, but I find it very frustrating they don’t appear to make the subtitles available via embedding! The talk, with its captions, is available here: … Continue reading

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late night humor: the hat’s available!

Well, looky here: Princess Beatrice to Auction Off Wedding Hat on eBay. I’ve already profiled this hat a few times. Who knew it would be such a sensation?? However, my hat’s off to her for using it to raise money … Continue reading

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google’s “It Gets Better” ad on Glee tonight…

Wow! [Audio: English; Captions: English] [Updated] Looks like the captions got uploaded — thanks to Naomi for the heads up! As usual, click through to get them (I really wish they’d come up on embeds 😛 ). Kudos to everyone … Continue reading

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The Smurfette Principle

[Audio: English; Captions: English, French, German, Spanish; Transcript: available] I’ll have to look through their other productions! [ETA} There are captions plus a transcript here. As usual, you may have to click through to YouTube to get the captioning as … Continue reading

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NAD Spring Benefit Gala

[Audio: ?; Captioned: English; Languages: ASL] Never too young to start signing. Look at those kids! Tweet

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the power of words

[Audio: English; Captions: none] It’s clear what is being said, or the general intent. Still I don’t completely like this. It makes the basic assumption (on the part of someone who can see) that you can’t enjoy a beautiful morning … Continue reading

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