Dec 292018
 

  • MediaBuzz videos: the the blame
  • Reliable Sources: Lying Trump; Kavanaugh again; 2018; 2019.
  • Feinberg: 2018’s thinnest skins in media.  Sunday talkers.
  • How many MSM journalists does it take to press a button?
  • Cable newsers named to distinguished list.  Ads subtracted.
  • Big news for Jo Ling.  Video: Shannon
  • Stelter takes heat for complaint about Clarence Thomas’s wife.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Meg’s Palace Matter part four…

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Dec 282018
 

  • Wednesday’s numbers.  Thursday’s numbers.
  • The Five video: Sheriff after officer killed.
  • Dershowitz is on CNN’s do-not-call list.  Q&A: Pete Hegseth.
  • Out# video: How two years of Trump have
  • 2018 in review as portrayed in CNN chyrons.  Steyn and Concha.
  • Geraldo slams CNN for its ‘deep hatred’ in attacking the troops.
  • Bum rap: CNN attack on troops ruled baseless.  
  • The War on Fox:  Haters won’t rent to ex-employee of Fox News.
  • DOJ backs off Comcast probe.  Stefani, Broadway stars join Coop.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Meg’s Palace Matter part three…

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Dec 272018
 

  • Monday’s numbers: Out#-America’s Newsroom-F&F 1-2-3.
  • Brit Hume identifies a ‘genius take‘.   Big news for Chloe Melas.
  • Fox News hire David Spunt debuts with Shannon Bream: 
  • Free Beacon video: The in 2018.  
  • Athey: CNN tattles on troops to hit Trump.   Weekend numbers.
  • Concha: The media go to any lengths to sour Trump’s troop visit.
  • Shutdown fracas good news for MSNBC.  Profile: Kathleen Koch.
  • Scarry: Three big names who could make cable news great again.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Meg’s Palace Matter part two…

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Dec 262018
 

  • Anna Kooiman: Fox News brought me home for the holidays.
  • The Mirror: CNN gets fishy; Piers getting snarky; Brit gets hip.
  • The Five video: Reaction to POTUS
  • Surprise Trump visit makes liars out of multiple media mavens.
  • Freaky Friday numbers:  Rachel Maddow-O’Donnell-Coop 1-2-3.
  • Out# video: Could GOP before Dems take over?
  • Reliable Sources pundit: Time to remove ‘unfit’ Trump.  
  • MSNBC skeds Pelosi/Joy Reid Town Hall.  The
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Meg’s Palace Matter part one…

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Dec 252018
 

frebergEvery year on this day we present Stan Freberg’s enduring Christmas parable. Produced well over 50 years ago, its message remains relevant in the 21st Century:

  • Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$       album

Classic Christmas radio broadcasts:

  • Dragnet: A .22 Rifle for Christmas  
  • The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe: The Case of the Slaughtered Santas  
  • Amos ‘n’ Andy: The Christmas Show  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Carmen Kringle Matter  

Classic Christmas television episodes:

  • Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet: Busy Christmas  
  • Newhart: No Room at the Inn  
  • The Honeymooners: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas  
  • Christmas in Washington (1989): Highlights with President and Mrs Bush, Olivia Newton-John, Diahann Carroll, Vic Damone, et al  
  • Dragnet 1968: The Christmas Story  (season two, episode 15)  hulu
  • Roswell: A Roswell Christmas Carol (season two, episode 10)  hulu

Classic Christmas movies:

  • Babes in Toyland (March of the Wooden Soldiers) 
  • Christmas Story  amazon  iTunes
  • The Lemon Drop Kid  
  • Home Alone  amazon  iTunes
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)  amazon  iTunes
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1994)  amazon  iTunes

Sounds of the season:

  • Theresa and Mike Levy: The First Noel      album
  • George Shearing: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen      album
  • Vince Guaraldi: Christmastime Is Here      album
  • Sweet Talk Radio: All the Christmas Songs  
  • Crystal LewisO Holy Night      album

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from johnny dollar’s place.

Dec 242018
 

J$P Video! A J$P Christmas tradition:



From Fox News Channel, Christmas 2004

Dec 242018
 

  • Out# video: Is shutdown flap a
  • The fakest fake news of 2018.  Baby boom.  The
  • Betsy watches CNN’s ‘terrible media show‘ so you don’t have to.
  • Global affairs correspondent Elise Labott leaving CNN.  
  • The story behind Jesse Watters and ‘mom texts’.  The Odd Couple.
  • Russell: Replace the Santa myth with the true story of St Nicholas.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Red Mystery Matter

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Dec 222018
 

  • MediaBuzz videos: drama; flam;
  • Reliable Sources: Fake complaints; right-wingers; boycott Tucker!
  • A rapper’s delight at the Special Report party.  Sunday talkers.
  • Jashinsky: Why the Tucker Carlson boycott is bad for everyone.
  • Farmer’s set to be first-ever sponsor of CNN’s countdown clock.
  • Fox & Friends year-end  
  • Somerby: As with Olby, career liberals will not criticize Maddow.
  • Reality bites the F&F  ‘state-run tv’ narrative.  with
  • Ainsley: It’s nice to put politics aside and spotlight uplifting stories.
  • O’Reilly takes heat from McCain etc over ‘ghoulish’ Ginsburg tweet.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part five…

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Dec 212018
 

  • The Five video: Shutdown looms in
  • Thursday’s numbers: Maddow-Chris Cuomo-O’Donnell 1-2-3.
  • 2018: The year Chris Cuomo embraced violence and blacklists.
  • CNN retracts two journalism awards given to a serial fabricator.
  • Top bond trader refuses to appear on CNBC after Cramer insult.
  • With his latest EP,  Scarborough enlists in the War on Christmas.
  • No poll, no source: CNN’s Stelter declares Trump ‘untrustworthy‘.
  • Audio: Chris Wallace and Kilmeade talk Trump bashing and more.
  • Morning Joe moonlighting.  Fear not, Tucker.  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part four…

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Dec 202018
 

  • The Five video: when AO-C attacks the press.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Chris Cuomo-O’Donnell 1-2-3.
  • Maria Bartiromo beats CNBC for the first year ever.  That Girl!
  • Laura Ingraham ends radio show.   Kilmeade adds key affiliate.
  • Berg: FNC’s Multimedia Program is the future of tv journalism.
  • Out# video: ‘Leftist rag’ Vogue
  • Shafer: Advertisers should not dictate content; stop the boycott!
  • CNN’s Darcy stumped: why isn’t Tucker publicizing Media Matters?
  • MSNBC host: ‘I’m cheered’ if military disobeys Commander in Chief.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part three…

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Dec 192018
 

  • The Five video: Shutdown showdown
  • Tuesday’s numbers: Maddow-O’Donnell-Chris Cuomo 1-2-3.
  • Video: Tucker on Brian Williams’s show.
  • Fox News: We won’t let Antifa or Media Matters censor Tucker.
  • Cuomo OK’s Tucker boycott: ‘I don’t consider him my colleague.’
  • Steinberg: Cooper in Times Square is a New Year’s Eve tradition.
  • Impartial CNN anchor wants California to get more US senators.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: Trump is still ‘riding the Obama economy‘.
  • Q&A: Melber, Van Jones.  John Moody finds work.  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part two…

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Dec 182018
 

  • The Five video: Greg’s rules for
  • Mondays numbers: Maddow-Tucker-Pirro (for Hannity) 1-2-3.
  • In addition to video, Fox Nation offers ‘membership elements‘.
  • True colors:  Fired CNN analyst refuses to denounce Farrakhan.
  • Fox News announces New Year’s Eve line-up.  Weekend numbers.
  • Tucker: ‘We’re not intimidated.’  Video: Clayton Morris
  • CNN legal setback spells tough times ahead for media companies.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part one…

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Dec 172018
 

  • The Five video: Shutdown showdown over
  • Freaky Friday numbers: Maddow-Chaffetz (Hannity)-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • Betsy watches CNN’s ‘terrible media show‘ so you don’t have to.
  • MK Ham sets off epic thread on Die Hard Christmas controversy.
  • Out# video: SNL’s Christmas parody
  • Video: Eric Shawn investigates the
  • FNC triggered a murder charge, may prompt a Presidential pardon.
  • Melania spokeswoman rips CNN’s ‘unnecessary attack‘ on first lady.

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Dec 152018
 

  • MediaBuzz: The The
  • Reliable Sources: It’s a conspiracy!; hush money; SNL; ya got Trouble!
  • NBC gives Mika a chance to make amends…unlike someone else.
  • Gutfeld and Avenatti in a twitter spat.  Grenell: We are all human.
  • The Story video: Turley and York parse
  • Today’s lawsuit update.  The War on Fox update.  Hollywood vs Ailes.
  • Mediaite’s shocking (not) pick for best morning show.  Sunday talkers.

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Dec 142018
 

  • The Five video: Dems hit media for
  • Thursday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Cuomo-O’Donnell 1-2-3.
  • Hannity videos:  Big news from Katy.
  • Kruta: There was something missing from both Mika ‘apologies’.
  • de Moraes: Mika finally apologizes for ‘a terrible choice of words’.
  • Megyn on Mika: ‘I hope she’s forgiven‘. The heat’s not going away.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: My problem is that I’m just ‘too balanced’.
  • 2018 Apologyarama!  Saying the hardest word: CNNFoxMSNBC.
  • CNN pundits rank candidates based on their race, gender, and age.
  • Cable swells gather at Mediaite bash.  Fox News signs David Spunt.
  • Fake news: (MS)NBC misquotes GOP Senator, invents false narrative.
  • Fired CNN pundit resurfaces: ‘History will vindicate the claims I made.’

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