Daniel Okrent

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VIDEO: Silly Little Game

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Silly Little Game
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Length: 56:14
Aired: 4/20/2010

Fantasy sports is estimated to be a $4 billion dollar industry that boasts over 30 million participants and a league for almost every sport imaginable. But for all this success, the story of the game’s inception is little known. The modern fantasy leagues can be traced back to a group of writers and academics who met at La Rotisserie Francaise in New York City to form a baseball league of their own: The Rotisserie League. The game quickly grew in popularity, and with the growing use and attractiveness of the internet, the “Founding Fathers” never foresaw how their creation would take off and ultimately leave them behind. Innovative filmmakers Adam Kurland and Lucas Jansen will chronicle the early development and ultimate explosion of Rotisserie Baseball, and shine a light on its mostly unnoticed innovators. watch

VIDEO: The 16th Man [HD]

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The 16th Man [HD]
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Length: 54:00
Aired: 4/20/2010

Rugby has long been viewed in South Africa as a game for the white population, and the country's success in the sport has been a true source of Afrikaner pride. When the 50 year old policies and entrenched injustices of apartheid were finally overthrown in 1994, Nelson Mandela's new government began rebuilding a nation badly in need of racial unity. watch

VIDEO: The Daily Show 7/7/2010

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The Daily Show 7/7/2010
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Length: 21:39
Aired: 7/7/2010

Writer and editor Daniel Okrent discusses his new book "Last Call" about the rise and fall of prohibition. watch

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The Hoax
Sweet And Lowdown
May 04, 2010 - Daniel Okrent
The New York Times and Its First Public Editor

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Credits

Year Title Description
2010 The Daily Show With Jon Stewart: Episode
Season 15, Episode 90
Episode, Guest
2010 Great Conversations: Daniel Okrent & John Huey
Season 2, Episode 4
Episode, Appearing
2007 The Hoax Movie, Actor - Real Publisher #1
2006 Wordplay Movie, Actor
1999 Sweet And Lowdown Movie, Actor - A.J. Pickman

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