Larry Sanders was set backstage at a late night television chat show much like Tonight. Shandling was the highly strung host who is tactfully protected from network interference by his vodka swilling producer Artie (Rip Torn). Much comedy derives from Sanders’s interactions both with Artie and with his insensitive “sidekick”, the announcer Hank Kingsley, played by Jeffrey Tambor..
There aren’t a lot of good data about just how much long term damage these games could cause. They may cause no damage at all. But some game manufacturers have decided to err on the side of caution and recommend that young children not use the 3 D mode.
The night air was dense with an undefined feral odor, like cougar scat and a sun bleached carcass and burnt animal hair and water that had gone stagnant in a sandy drainage traced with the crawl lines of reptiles. The wind blew between the hills in the south, and he felt its coolness and the dampness of the rain mist on his face. He saw the leaves on the mesquite ripple like green lace, the mesas and buttes shimmering whitely against the clouds, then disappearing into the darkness He smelled the pi and juniper and the scent of delicate flowers that bloomed only at night and whose petals dropped off and clung to the rocks at sunrise like translucent pieces of colored rice paper.
Which is how Warren’s speech would have been remembered if McConnell hadn’t shot himself in the foot so badly. Because she got told to sit down and shut up, Warren not only gave her speech outside the Senate floor (where more than a million have downloaded it and watched it), but she also got to appear on just about any news show she desired, to fully explain why Coretta Scott King opposed Jeff Sessions, and why she’s going to persist in holding his feet to the fire as attorney general. It was a publicity bonanza for Warren, in fact a lesson which Mitch McConnell might take to heart the next time he wants to silence a woman in the Senate..
From immigration reform to pro growth economic policies, our state legislature is addressing issues that Congress and most states won’t touch. We’ve had bipartisan agreements on bills to improve health care and against bills that could hurt California’s economy. Before our election reforms, when California enacted groundbreaking cap and trade emissions legislation in 2006, legislation passed almost entirely along party lines.
The show concludes with a breathtaking encore performance of “Man in the Mirror.” As Spike Lee (who ended up using the performance to conclude his Bad25 documentary) says, “If you look at that performance, he’s somewhere else. That’s one of the great performances ever. You see the way Michael’s singing that song he’s not of this world.