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Ed Driscoll

Blogging since 2002, affiliated with PJM since 2005, where he is currently a columnist, San Jose Editor, and founder of PJM's Lifestyle blog. Over the past 15 years, Ed has contributed articles to National Review Online, the Weekly, Right Wing News, the New Individualist, Blogcritics, Modernism, Videomaker, Servo, Audio/Video Interiors, Electronic House, PC World, Computer Music, Vintage Guitar, and Guitar World.
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PJM Political 09/11/10: Crossing the Rubicon, November in Sight

Saturday, September 11th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

James Lileks, Roger L. Simon, Lionel Chetwynd, Joe Hicks, Bryan Preston, Stephen Kruiser, Mattie Fein (pictured), and Ed Driscoll on today's show, hosted by Steve Green, the Vodkapundit!

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PJM Political 09/04/10: Dismantling the Dismantling of America

Saturday, September 4th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Thomas Sowell stops by to discuss his new book, Dismantling America, with producer Ed Driscoll. Plus Glenn Reynolds on the higher education bubble, Bill Whittle on "Star Hustler" Jack Horkheimer, and more. Hosted by the Vodkapundit, Steve Green!

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PJM Political 08/28/10: Fear and Loathing in America’s Ruling Class

Saturday, August 28th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Ed talks with Angelo Codevilla about his epic article, "America's Ruling Class." The Trifecta gang wonder if the GOP has a roadmap to November; Roger and Lionel wonder if Hollywood has a roadmap away from Obama. Plus Austin Bay on Iraq. Hosted by Steve Green, the VodkaPundit!

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PJM Political 08/21/10: Turning a Spotlight on the GZM, Turning the Lights off in California

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Glenn Reynolds, Arthur C. Brooks and Joel Kotkin on Big Government in DC and CA, Jennifer Rubin and James Lileks on the Ground Zero Mosque. Hosted by the VodkaPundit, Steve Green.

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PJM Political 08/14/10: The Internet Killed the Video Star

Saturday, August 14th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

The past and future of TV: From Christiane Amanpour’s rocky start as the new host of ABC’s This Week to YouTube and ubiquitous personal video cameras, and how they’re changing both politics and personal lives. Plus John Yoo and James Lileks stop by. Hosted by the VodkaPundit, Stephen Green!

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PJM Political 08/07/10: Crossing the Non-Contiguous Information Streams

Saturday, August 7th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

The gang from drops by Pajamas' weekly show on Sirius-XM, plus a double dose of James Lileks, on David Letterman, Andrew Breitbart, Shirley Sherrod, and much more. Hosted by the Vodkapundit, Stephen Green.

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Jonathan Strong Cracks Open the JournoList

Sunday, August 1st, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Taken from this week's edition of PJM Political, Ed Driscoll interviews Jonathan Strong of the Daily Caller, who's shed much light on the JournoList in the past two weeks.

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Mad Men Unbuttoned: Sex, Lies, and Skinny Lapels

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

The real-life Don Draper, revealed at last! And much more in this podcasting romp through 1960s America, with the author of Mad Men Unbuttoned, Natasha Vargas-Cooper.

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PJM Political 07/31/10: All the President’s Juicebox Mafia

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Jonathan Strong of the Daily Caller goes deep inside the JournoList, Ed Morrissey of Hot Air brings us to speed with the rest of the week's big stories. Plus a look at Mad Men Unbuttoned, and Oliver Stone unhinged. Hosted by the VodkaPundit, Stephen Green!

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The Firm: The Inside Story of the Stasi

Sunday, July 25th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

In this 19-minute podcast taken from this week's edition of PJM Political, Ed Driscoll interviews historian Gary Bruce, the author of a new history of the former East Germany's secret police.

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PJM Political 07/24/10: Inside the Stasi, Outer Space beyond NASA

Saturday, July 24th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

A look inside the hellish past of the former Berlin Wall, and a glimpse into the future of space travel. Plus once and maybe future Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), and James Lileks on the JournoList, "Refudiate" and Mad Men. Hosted by the VodkaPundit, Steve Green!

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How the JournoList Reacted in Lockstep When McCain Picked Palin

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Back in the 1920s, H.L. Mencken wrote that "It is the prime function of a really first-rate newspaper to serve as a sort of permanent opposition in politics." Almost a century later, his would-be successors see it as part of one party's "non-official campaign."

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The Ancien Regime Isn’t Going Out Without a Fight

Sunday, July 18th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Progressivism is a surprisingly old, and increasingly frayed philosophy, as the reality and technology of the present day continues to move away from its century-old roots. But its high priests are only going to give up power very grudgingly.

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PJM Political 07/17/10: Liberty, Tyranny, and Identity Politics

Saturday, July 17th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Mark Levin, Glenn Reynolds, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA), Joe Hicks, John McWhorter and Deroy Murdock stop by this week's show; host and resident Vodkapundit Steve Green discusses the NAACP and handicaps the fall Congressional elections.

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Piercing a California Democratic Congressman’s Liberal Cocoon

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Rep. Brad Sherman seemed taken aback when a constituent mentioned the DOJ and the New Black Panthers. We invite him to stop by the PJTV studios for a transcontinental interview with J. Christian Adams to get up to speed.

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Studying the Washington Post and Newsweek Kremlinologist-Style

Sunday, July 11th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Or even Nixonologist-style: a modern-day equivalent of Woodward and Bernstein would have lots of fun tying together all of the strange stories that have circulated recently from the former home of Ben Bradlee and Katharine Graham.

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PJM Political 07/10/10: Radical Chic: The Next Generation

Saturday, July 10th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

America spends the week trapped in a 1970-era Mobius loop, fending off the latest generation of both Black Panthers, and Russian spies (Anna Chapman, pictured in thumbnail). Join J. Christian Adams, Glenn Reynolds, James Lileks and more on this week's show, hosted by the Vodkapundit, Stephen Green.

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Video: New Black Panther Party President Admits Voter Intimidation

Friday, July 9th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

"It’s just that sometimes the New Black Panther Party, sometimes, whatever we do we just tend to do it kinda strong."

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CNN’s Senior Editor of Mideast Affairs Implodes Via Twitter

Thursday, July 8th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Octavia Nasr drops the mask, then gets dropped by CNN, in sharp contrast to numerous other CNN journalists who've exposed their biases 140 characters at a time.

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Silicon Graffiti: ‘The Cold Civil War’

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

What happens when Medium Cool turns hot? A video look at "Pallywood," the Gaza flotilla, Helen Thomas, Gen. McChrystal, the media's reaction to the Tea Parties, and much more.

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PJM Political 07/03/10: To Geosynchronous Low-Earth Orbit, and Beyond!

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Roger L. Simon and Lionel Chetwynd on what makes Pixar so successful. Glenn Reynolds on Kagan, the Supremes, the Second Amendment, and the Washington Post's recent scandals. Allen Barton interviews the authors of Neoconservatism An Obituary for an Idea. Plus Rick Calvert, CEO of Blog World. Hosted by Stephen Green, the Vodkapundit!

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Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) Dead at 92

Monday, June 28th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Get ready for the mother of all narrative struggles: the left will be eager to whitewash Byrd’s horrific legacy, which includes a stint in the KKK, filibustering the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and opposing both Thurgood Marshall and Clarence Thomas.

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PJM Political 06/26/10: Apocalypse Vuvuzela

Saturday, June 26th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Phillip Jennings discusses The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Vietnam War; he and James Lileks wonder how Gen. McChrystal could get trapped by a magazine that's a relic from that period. Plus Glenn Reynolds, Roger L. Simon, Lionel Chetwynd, and much more. Hosted by Stephen Green, the Vodkapundit!

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Fox40 Covers Sarah Palin at Cal State, Forgets ‘All Mics are Hot’ Rule

Saturday, June 26th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

The jury is still out if it was their reporters, or the local rent-a-crew, but regardless, an open mic on the air makes a local Fox affiliate appear remarkably unprofessional.

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The New, New, New Media: The State of Blogosphere TV

Monday, June 21st, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Ed Driscoll talks with Scott Baker of the B-Cast, to discuss the state of video in the Blogosphere, the recent video meltdowns of Helen Thomas and Bob Etheridge, and much more in a 23-minute long audio interview.

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