A Biden-y blast from the past

Growing up, one of my favorite things was the PBS game show “Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?” where kid contestants would try to win prizes by using their knowledge of geography to track down the fictional crook. I was unfortunately slightly too young to have any hope of being a contestant, but I still remember researching Reykjavik, Iceland for a viewer contest, and never stopped loving the show’s Rockapella theme song.

So imagine how excited I was to discover this episode excerpt from Nov. 8, 1993, where the game show’s host Greg Lee receives a phone call from a certain Delaware senator who has since moved on to bigger and better things:

The cameo lasts about 40 seconds, though you can watch the whole second half of the episode, if you want.

Tags: Joe Biden

McGovern’s memorial service

So I meant to post this this morning. Unfortunately, Tumblr, our blogging platform, spent the whole morning crashed. Then I was busy the rest of the afternoon. BUT. If you missed last night’s memorial service for George McGovern, I made a recap using Storify:

Biden-Ryan debate discussion

Feel free to share your comments before, during and after tonight’s vice-presidential debate in this thread.

And, after the last discussion thread, I’ll throw in a plea to keep it polite.

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