If you watch the big game for the breaks, TiVo's got the button for you. This coming Sunday, February 4, is the day TV fans wait all year for. Sure, the big game's great and all, but for those who tune in for the multi-million-dollar commercials and the world's biggest halftime show, we've got the perfect solution: TiVo GameSkip. This first-time feature turns SkipMode™ upside-down. After recording the big game, look for the on-screen SKIP icon next to the recording. Then hit play, press the SKIP button1 and your TiVo will jump to the beginning of the next commercial break! Kind of makes you want to give us a high-five, right?
An intoxicated man tried to smash a window on a truck parked at Seattle radio station KIRO in an event caught on a security camera. He then tried to climb a roof, a decision that did not end well for him. KIRO morning show host John Currey added his own play-by-play to the video. The end result is a great moment in broadcasting and vandalism. -- The Week read more
Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page bragged that he was an adviser to the Kremlin in a letter obtained by Time that raises new questions about the extent of Page's contacts with the Russian government over the years. The letter, dated Aug. 25, 2013, was sent by Page to an academic press during a dispute over edits to an unpublished manuscript he had submitted for publication, according to an editor who worked with Page. ... Page is at the center of a controversial memo from Republican Congressman Devin Nunes, released this week. The Nunes memo claims that in Oct. 2016 the FBI improperly received court permission to spy on Page, whom Trump had named as an adviser to his campaign in March 2016. read more
President Donald Trump bragged to Republican Party officials about his perfect score on a simple cognitive test during a closed-door event on Thursday evening. Leaked audio of the remarks that that was obtained by Breitbart News included a riff on how difficult he found the exam. "Let me tell you, those last ten questions are hard," Trump said. "There aren't a lot of people that can do that." ... Trump said the difficulty level of the exam increased, according to Breitbart, and administrators began asking him to repeat disassociated words at various intervals. He remarked then that the last part of the test was "hard" and a "lot of people" don't ace it. read more
David French, senior writer at the conservative National Review, tweets: "Here's potentially the most important paragraph in the memo. It appears to confirm the NYT's scoop -- which was that the counterintelligence investigation began BEFORE the FISA applications against Page. Papadopoulos was already under investigation. Wow:" read more