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Links for the 1/27 TRMS

Links for the 1/27 TRMS

01/27/12 09:49PM

Links cited on the show: Marcy Kaptur: "Don't leave your home." Banks Lose Pivotal Foreclosure Case in Massachusetts High CourtThe Ibanez case and housing-market catastrophe risk Nevada Supreme Court takes up foreclosure case Parade for returning Iraq war vets Operation Welcome Home The Welcome Home blog Clark County GOP votes for extra presidential caucus session, inviting potential chaos, challenges read more

Thing I learned at work today

01/27/12 09:17PM

The Bob Dole Pepsi ad (that mocks the Bob Dole Viagra ad) *also* stars Eric Stonestreet, better known these days as Cameron on "Modern Family."Segment's after the jump.  read more

Press button for cocktail

Press button for cocktail

01/27/12 09:05PM

Even though we post all of the Cocktail Moments here on the blog, it doesn't take long for them to disappear into the archive and people often have trouble finding them. The secret is that they're all tagged with "drinks" so if you put /drinks on the end of the blog URL you get the whole collection. read more

You might be a nerd if...

You might be a nerd if...

01/27/12 07:55PM

On the subway platform where I wait to come to work, new posters have been posted promoting the new Ghost Rider movie. All I can think of when I see it is, Why the heck does he need a radiator on the motorcyle? Dude, you're on FIRE. That's pretty much past anything a radiator is going to help you with.Two things I learned in the course of being ridiculous:1. There is no mistaking that air intake on the sides of the tank as being of anything other than Yamaha's V-Max design. read more

A drop in the bucket

A drop in the bucket

01/27/12 07:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight’s show –.the latest news on the 2012 presidential race, plus a look at... watch

Now it's official!

Now it's official!

01/27/12 06:49PM

We received a happy surprise today – our Emmy awards arrived! Rachel helped unwrap and handed out the first award to a lucky staffer.Cory Gnazzo, our senior show producer, happily accepted - he was also the designated speaker when we (unexpectedly) won our Emmy for "Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis" this past September.And in case you were wondering what happened with the statue we received back in September, it lives on top of Rachel's bookshelf, next door to Adventure Team G.I. Joe: read more

Ahead on the 1/27 Maddow show

01/27/12 05:30PM

Tonight's guests include:Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for the Washington PostEric Schneiderman, New York Attorney GeneralPaul Rieckhoff, founder and executive director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of AmericaWhile watching the video preview below, take a listen to tonight's soundtrack. (Just be sure to let the ad play out below before playing the song.)Executive producer Bill Wolff, and the TRMS staff, share a preview of tonight's show:  read more

A lunar colony as imagined by American engineers, Sep. 26, 1969

Dark side of the Newt

01/27/12 02:11PM

I don't want to harp on the logistics of Newt Gingrich's moon colony proposal because, well, it's nutty for so many reasons and Rachel pretty much summed it last night just by appearing in a bad imitation space suit.  But in addition to being a really expensive idea (and a possible pander to Florida's "Space Coast"), building an American colony on the moon might also be illegal. read more

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