Mike's Blog Round Up
February 13, 2015

Last night on Twitter, some wag tweeted that when he left for the bathroom all was well and when he returned, the biggest media stories of the year happened: that Brian Williams left NBC and Jon Stewart retired from The Daily Show.

First Draft gives the Brian Williams leave the gimlet eye.

Driftglass gets all Irish over Jon Stewart.

Beggars Can Be Choosers examines American Sniper's Chris Kyle.

Bonus Track: The Tyranny of Tradition satirizes Kanye West’s um, habits.

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors and at Liberland. You can follow Tengrain on the electric Twitter machine, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to mbru@crooksandliars.com (with "For MBRU" in the subject line).

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