Begun, The Worldwide Leader Hologram War Has

I think we can all agree that mankind was just pretty much creeping along in the dark until we developed the ability to project TV pundits as holograms. This idea is nothing new, of course - CNN was using it during Presidential election coverage, and Walt Disney populated his Disneyland Haunted House ride with ghost holograms in the 1960s. But now it’s ESPN’s turn.

Debuting a gimmick that they will in no way overuse and beat into the ground within a week, the WWL demonstrated its new hologram capabilities in a demonstration they dubbed “the ultimate interview,” featuring Chris Berman, Bob Ley and ESPN executive vice president of technology Chuck Pagano, all seen above. Now ESPN correspondents can be “beamed in” during live studio broadcasts, saving the networks thousands in … well, will it save anything? What’s the difference between that and a split screen? Let ESPN explain.

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Oh No He Din’t: Stewart Drops A-Bomb On Phillies

Tensions had been brewing for some time, but the war between Jon Stewart and the baseball fans of Philadelphia officially got underway on Thursday at approximately 11:14 p.m. EST. Ironically, it was during a segment on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in which the host was attempting to lampoon North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il, that things got out of hand and went all NL East. Instead of Li’l Kim, Stewart ended up poking Phillie Nation with a long, pointed stick.

Phillie Phanatic Jon Stewart

Stewart, an unabashed New York Mets fan, used the premise of North Korea’s recent missile attack threat on the U.S. on the Fourth of July lob his Philly bomb. He pointed out that such an attack on such a date would hardly be noticed in the U.S., where everything would be exploding anyway. And before you knew it, he was calling Philadelphians as*****s. Ha. Full transcript and video below.

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Fox News, The Lingerie Football League, And You

Look, we try to stay away from politics, but when it involves the fine and dedicated ladies of the Lingerie Football League, I cannot stay silent. Neither can Jon Stewart, who on Monday once again exhibited excellence in broadcasting with his segment on the “Fox & Friends” morning show and their special brand of hypocrisy.

Jon Stewart, Lingerie football romp

It all began — as most controversies do — with the MTV Awards on Saturday. That’s when Sacha Baron Cohen, in his Bruno persona, dropped from the rafters in a gay angel outfit. I guess that’s what it was. What is certain is that Cohen was wearing assless pants, and proceeded to land on Eminem, who, as Shaq would say, now knows how that ass tastes. This of course horrified the hosts of “Fox & Friends”, the morning show on the Fox Network with the right-wing political bent. Read more…