Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Axis of Ego Podcast: Harrison Weinhold (2/27/13)

Tom and Harrison sit down again in this podcast recorded on February 24th.  They chat about a very diverse group of subjects, including the Academy Awards, the future of the television and movie industries, NASCAR and safety concerns, “hipsterism” and … Continue reading

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The Axis of Ego Podcast: Ryan Walton

Friend and former colleague Ryan Walton stops by to talk with Tom about several topics (after a few self-congratulatory minutes of back-patting over fantasy football dominance).  Subjects of discussion included some reflection on the 2012 election, the current state of … Continue reading

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About That Onion Tweet

I hadn’t planned on writing about this (I have a couple of podcasts that need editing and that will go up later this week), but two people have already asked me about this story.  So, here goes. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Saving Our Skins

I didn’t think much of it one way or the other when Harrison Weinhold brought up the Washington Redskins’ nickname during the podcast we recorded over a week ago.  The conversation meandered from weighty issue to weighty issue, and the … Continue reading

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The Axis of Ego Podcast: Harrison Weinhold (Part Two)

In the second part of this discussion, Harrison and I touch on a number of topics, including the 2016 presidential race, more on racism, and the Washington Redskins’ nickname woes. Take a listen, even if you missed part one. One … Continue reading

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SitCombat: 2/14/13

As The Office continues its slow, painful march towards the grave, Archer has put together an excellent run of episodes to open its fourth season. Tonight, we get a doubly-long edition of The Office, about which I freely admit I … Continue reading

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The Axis of Ego Podcast: Harrison Weinhold (Part One)

Harrison Weinhold of Guest House Radio and Tom Garrett of this humble website sit down to talk politics and culture.  In the first portion of this two-parter, they discuss the Christopher Dorner story, perceptions of the L. A. P. D., … Continue reading

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What Media Bias Looks Like

Partisan complaints about media bias are nothing new.  Conservatives have long argued that most mainstream print and television outlets tilt left.  Progressives counter this assertion by suggesting that, despite the dearth of conservatives among MSM journalism, the companies that run … Continue reading

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SitCombat: 2/7/13

30 Rock barely held on to defeat Archer last week, despite the fact that the former was airing its final episode.  With a major hurdle out of the way, Archer may begin to dominate SitCombat for the remainder of its … Continue reading

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SitCombat: 1/31/13

I’m not going to pretend that The Office and Archer don’t face an uphill battle tonight. They face off against the series finale of 30 Rock, and it would be disingenuous to behave as if 30 Rock doesn’t have a … Continue reading

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