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‘The Atlantic’ Declares War on Quirkiness

Hey, you! Yeah, you, the "Gen-X indie" guy in Austin, Madison, or Adams Morgan with the ironic facial hair! Michael Hirschorn at The Atlantic has a problem with you and your insufferable quirkiness.

Ira Glass TV: A Sexy Liberal Bod to Match Sexy Liberal Voice?

Last spring New York brought you news that Ira Glass's This American Life would be coming to Showtime. And now, almost a year later, it's nearly here. It'll debut March 22 on Showtime, but, meantime, a video teaser has been posted to the TAL site. We took a look, and though we're a touch skeptical of Glass's claim that his show will "look different from anything else on television," we know this: Finally those gruppy Brooklyn gals will have a visual aid to help round out their audio fantasies. This American Life: The Television Show [ThisAmericanLife.org] A Chicago Radio Hit Moves to New York, and TV [NYM]