March 10, 2004


Put this in the "Yawn" file. Unless they learn that it isn't enough just to be abrasive and contrary, you also have to be entertaining, they are doomed.

With the collective talent of Al Franken and Janeane Garofalo, I have no doubt this will follow Phil Donahue's last attempt at broadcasting into the "tried but failed" list. They are planning to have enough funding to be able to broadcast for two years without making a profit - I can't imagine they would let it hemorage that long. Though, as media consultant Robert Unmacht said "They've been far more interested in the thought of creating the network than in the actual business end of it."

Posted by Vox at March 10, 2004 11:23 PM | politics