Even by CNN standards, the wall-to-wall coverage of the untimely death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, is truly embarrassing and grotesque.
Your carnival queen, Fredricka Whitfield...
Doctor Drew interviews? Live shots from the Super Bowl inquiring about "buzz" of the death? Are you kidding me? No. Let's send a reporter to his apartment and talk to the neighbors too.
Nobody disputes the tragedy and sadness of such a talented guy's demise due to drugs, apparently, but this is not John Lennon. Not even close. This is embarrassing. This is saturation coverage of the worst degree.