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Say goodbye to The Sopranos on HBO. Say hello to The Sopranos on AOL.
This shouldn’t be any more radical than the original decision to put the show on cable to begin with. It wasn’t that long ago that the conventional wisdom was that a series on cable TV could never compete with a network series. Moving to broadband TV is the next step, and AOL is too heavily invested in that medium to not be the leader. If AOL doesn’t want to sell ads to run during the webcasts, it could opt for “presenting sponsors” who don’t interrupt the action with ads but who pay for “other promotional considerations.”
SILVIO: Did you get a car for disposing of the body?
PAULIE WALNUTS: Relax, I got a Lincoln Town Car. We could whack five, six guys and fit them in the trunk, no problem.
SILVIO: The Ford Motor Company, a real friend of the family.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online