Latest Word of the year Stories
By Jeff Simon Let me tell you what was happening when this column began in TV Topics in the fall of 1978. The new fall shows included "Mary,"""W.E.B,""American Girls" and "Sword of Justice.""Saturday Night Live" was already in its third season. The worm was already eating the apple.
If you can't make it out to Newport, you can hear parts of the jazz festival on the Internet.
By Jackie Hunter Metrosexuals come in more than one shape, says Jackie Hunter THE DANDY METROSEXUAL A prancing, posing, preening peacock of a man, whose blatant fondness for stacked heels, big hair, full make-up, flounced shirts and hip-hugging leather trousers paradoxically makes him catnip to red-blooded females.
By Bruce Kluger In discussing the 2008 election last week, Jon Stewart cracked jokes about orphans, Viagra and prehistoric monsters. God, I love politics.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Truthiness" and "Wikiality" -- two of the words popularized by political satirist Stephen Colbert on his TV show "The Colbert Report"-- were named on Sunday the top television buzzwords of the year.
By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Refugee was named word of the year on Thursday by a language monitoring group that cited the political storm it created when used to describe the hundreds of thousands in New Orleans who fled Hurricane Katrina.
By Michele Gershberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Real men are about to make a comeback. Too many male consumers are getting turned off by their portrayal as preening sissies or incompetent louts in television programs and advertising, according to the authors of a new book on marketing.
If Apple Computer podcasts, they will come. Or so it seems after the company added support for the new broadcasting technology to its latest version of iTunes.
Image Credit: Photos.com A podcast is digital media in a series of related content that is downloaded by a subscription through web syndication or streamed online onto either a computer or mobile device. The word podcast was derived from the terms “broadcast” and “pod,” by the success of the iPod. Most podcasts are streamed or downloaded onto mobile devices such as smartphones and the iPod. The podcast is media transferred to a user’s device, similar to a radio or TV broadcast....
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.