Tone Def Poetry Jam

From The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, aired May 11, 2011.

A White House invitation to Grammy-winning vegetarian Common sparks controversy at Fox News… The only way to express the ridiculousness of Fox News is through a musical iteration of the spoken word.

It’s clear the bubble heads on Fox Noise — I’m looking at you Sean Hannity — loves them some violent lyrics, as long as they’re written by white guys like Johnny Cash and Ted Nugent.

Jon Stewart ends with his own, free-style rap to put this NON-ISSUE in perspective, and FOX NOISE in their place (which is back in their hole).

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Sunday Roast: The Snowman

Taking a break from the Thom Hartmann book this week, to enjoy the flying segment from The Snowman.  Besides being a wonderful re-visitation of my children’s younger days, I find this particular piece so moving.  This music was written by Howard Blake specifically for this cartoon.

If you’d like to watch the whole cartoon, start here.

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