What he said

The FCC as marketing partner: I didn’t watch Monday Night Football, but yesterday I was on one of those airlines where you can watch 22 channels of cable TV so I channel-surfed for three hours and saw the “Desperate Housewives” towel-dropping promo repeated, on-average, once every 10 minutes on the three news channels available. Mark Cuban, who besides being a billionaire and heavily-fined NBA-basketball team-owner, is one of the wittiest bloggers I subscribe to, has coined a term for the network-planned-controversy designed to get replayed over-and-over: the “Apologevent.”