The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

25 June 2005

Toying with the fabric of the universe

Jacqueline Passey's new philosophy:

Television is to news what bumper stickers are to philosophy.

Bless her, she went out and bought a bumper sticker that says so.

And I know, if I had a television news program, I would absolutely have to report on this.

This is one of the best bits of self-referential whimsy since Noble Clay, Maine-based porcelain potters, put up a sign that read nowedonthaveawebsite.com. (Now, of course, they do. And long-term readers, if I have any left, will remember that I brought this up way back in 1999.)

Posted at 10:13 AM to Almost Yogurt


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Via Dustbury, this girl has got a damn good maxim regarding television media: Television is to news what bumper stickers are to philosophy. She's right, you know. Think about Bill O'Reilly's Spin Factor, for example. When he speaks, he frequently......[read more]