Tag: MSNBC

Proud As a Peacock – NBC Logo Evolution

Proud As a Peacock – NBC Logo Evolution

Featured Posts, TV & Radio
Much angst was generated among TV watchers recently with the consummation of the unholy alliance between Comcast and NBC Universal. This new corporate oligarchy, dubbed NBCUniversal, rolled out a new logo recently that dispensed with the iconic NBC peacock. Many expressed concern that this was to be the new logo for the NBC network. Even Brian Williams seemed perturbed by the loss of the peacock. Turns out all the worry is over nothing. The NBCUniversal logo, which is awful, is nothing more than corporate branding meant more for internal use than external marketing. The NBC stations that had been using the peacock (NBC, MSNBC, CNBC) will still have it, so fear not Brian. So now that everyone's blood pressure can come down a few points, I thought it would be nice to take a look at the hi
Tiki Barber goes nuclear at the Olympics

Tiki Barber goes nuclear at the Olympics

Sports, TV & Radio
Warning: This video is not for anyone easily offended by derogatory words concerning female anatomy. Curious?  Yeah, I thought so.  I haven't watched a second of MSNBC's Olympics coverage, but I think I need to start right away.  Particularly for the "Olympic Update" segments featuring co-hosts Tiki Barber and Jenna Wolfe.  Tiki, as most of you probably know, was a running back for the New York Giants until 2006, when he retired under less than friendly terms with the team.  They of course went on to win the Super Bowl without him at the end of last season. That's what Wolfe is alluding to at the beginning of this clip.  Pretty nasty dig for the situation I must say.  But then Tiki took it to a whole 'nother level with his supposed slip of the tongue.  It's at the 28-second mark: