Videogum textual analysis of 30 Rock with hidden secret meanings.
Jezebel: TatianaTheAnonymousModel explains the SI swimsuit issue from the perspective of a flat-chested but knowledgeable fashion model. (Side note for pedants: anonymous and pseudonymous are often synonymous).
NYT article skimmer, a good idea.
American TV history according to Wikipedia: Friday night death slot. (via)
The people of Wisconsin financed a Hollywood gangster picture (Michael Mann's July 2009 release Public Enemies) to the tune of $4.6 million, reports my hometown daily. Just to have a studio movie made here, it seems.
Cavett on Cheever and Updike on Cavett, with video.
New Simpsons title sequence in HD.
Planned Obsolescence sez "media texts aren’t just the frosting on the literary cake."