Man, I’m sorry this is so late. My New Year’s resolution (again) is to be better about posting these in a timely fashion. Pre-show notes follow after the jump…

Original air date: 1/20/13
Total run time 1:58:32
File size: 56.9 MB

Fringe series finale

Being Human season premiere



Walking Dead gets a new showrunner

Syfy cancels Alphas

Whedon briefly considered SW Episode VII

White House responds to Death Star petition

Space Janitors

Looking ahead to genre films in 2013


Inauguration Day(s)

Debt-ceiling fight

* House GOP (effectively) caves

* A halfhearted, face-saving ransom note

* Writing was on the wall

* Every few months?

* Forget about the $1 trillion platinum coin

New WH agenda on preventing gun violence

* An ambitious, comprehensive plan

* It’s not an all-or-nothing proposition

* Executive orders: zero

The demise of the “Hastert Rule”

‘Organizing for Action’ launches

The new GOP plan to rig the 2016 election

GOP pollster: consider rape a ‘four-letter word’


1. Rush Limbaugh

2. Mike Walsworth, a Republican state senator in Louisiana

3. Donald Trump

4. Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.)

5. Steve Stockman (R-Texas)

6. Larry Ward, chairman of Gun Appreciation Day