Friday, 11 August 2006

A new job for Cynthia McKinney

Daniel Drezner is soliciting reader advice on a new job for Atlanta U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney, who lost her primary race this week. Of course, that assumes McKinney doesn’t get her recount.

Me want Mac Pro

Reminder to self: specify that I want a Mac Pro on my desk when negotiating my tenure-track contract this fall (with whomever that might be).

ABC Sports is dead, long live ESPN on ABC

I can’t say I’m particularly surprised that Disney has decided to ditch the ‘ABC Sports’ brand in favor of promoting all of its sports programming under the ESPN banner, especially considering that the network’s “Wide World of Sports” theme is more often seen being mocked on Cheap Seats than on ABC proper.

It’s just as well, seeing as the man most people today would identify with ABC Sports, Al Michaels, is now on NBC with John Madden and the network primetime NFL package anyway.