NPR’s On the Media included some of their favorite clips at the end of the January 6th broadcast, including this gem about the Justin Timberlake – Janet Jackson dust-up during the Superbowl.
KATYA ROGERS: I love this clip. Brooke’s speaking to reporter Pam Constable in Kabul about the controversial appearance of women on Afghan TV.
BROOKE GLADSTONE: You talk about an election season in Afghanistan. Of course we have one here, and we also have an argument over broadcast standards that won’t seem to go away. From where you stand, how does Janet Jackson’s little problem seem to you?
PAMELA CONSTABLE: You know, I’m sorry, Brooke, but I have no idea what you’re talking about.
BROOKE GLADSTONE: It’s been dominating the headlines here. During the halftime show at the Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake reached over and – [OVERTALK]
PAMELA CONSTABLE: Who is Justin Timberlake? I am in the mountains of Central Asia. Who is Justin? Who are these people? [LAUGHTER]
BROOKE GLADSTONE: [LAUGHS] I really envy you.
PAMELA CONSTABLE: [LAUGHS]
Ok, it’s not as funny as a transcript, but by all means check it out.