IMMIGRANT OF THE DAY: JOHN OLIVER - FAKE JOURNALIST
By Greg Siskind
And rounding out my salute to The Daily Show is, of course, John Oliver. Aside from being one of TDS' regular correspondents, Oliver brought us closed captioning at BBC America. As Oliver notes, "Not even British people can follow the British accent 100 percent of the time."
By the way, Oliver had an interesting immigration issue recently. Oliver was an active participate in the writers' guild strike, but he returned to work because he was worried that he would be violating the terms of his visa if he failed to work while the show was in production. I don't know what kind of visa he has, but it was probably a wise move.
Things you should NOT bring to court Here is just a short list:The complaining witness on your violation of a protective order caseyour Corona t-shit to your DUI caseyour weedthe six children you watch in day care your alcohol laden breathyour pimpyour fake IDyour fake community service papersyour fake alcohol program papersyour fake doctor's noteyour fake alibi witnessAnd in case you were wondering, yes, I have seen people bring all of these things...
More Fake Spam Those fake CNN Alerts mentioned in Monday's blog posts are now joined by fake MSNBC Alerts. Be advised. [MG]
Fake Memoirs: There are more than I'd thought, reports Slate. I'd read about the fake Holocaust memoir and the fake white-girl-in-South-Central-L.A. memoir, but Obama? Jenna Jameson? Persepolis? Shocking...