Oliver In Video (And Other People)

PBS just launched the website for MEDIA MATTERS with myself, Anil Dash, Megan McCardle and Instapundit. Here is the broadband version of the video in which O-Dub rules the universe with his mighty acid-laced tongue. UPDATE: My head looks just like the “1984 head”. It’s a good thing we have similar plans for world domination. … Read more

Religion

I realized I would have a problem with religion on the day I asked my mom at the age of about 6 or 7, “so, who came first – the cavemen or Adam & Eve?”. My brain didn’t get the fact that these two are basically mutually exclusive. How would I know? I went to … Read more

9.11.2001

Plane crashing into World Trade Center Plane crash into Pentagon Jesus, are we under attack? Oliver WillisOne of the first political bloggers in the world, Oliver Willis has operated OliverWillis.com since 2000. Contributor at Media Matters for America and The American Independent. Follow on Twitter at @owillis. Full bio.

‘Life & Debt’ from a Kinda’ Jamaican

I just watched PBS’ POV special “Life & Debt” about the impact globalization and the IMF/World Bank has had on Jamaica. While the special was put together well and had a strong message, there are several problems in its presentation as well as its central thesis that I feel was discarded or disregarded in order … Read more

Brush with Fame

Two years here and I have yet to see anyone really famous (except Paul Rodriguez in an elevator, and he’s about C-list) then today I’m in Petco buying some stuff for C.K., and who’s in front of me but Mr. Academy Award winner – Cuba Gooding, Jr.. He was waiting on his credit card to clear and turned around, I … Read more