FRIDAY SHORT START
*As large a salary as some of the Bay Area tonsils make, the money is not as good as it was years ago. Van Amburg made well over a million dollars. Dave McElhatton and Dennis Richmond were all around the million mark. The old KRON paid Sylvia Chase close to 800 Grand to read the teleprompter. Pete Giddings made well over $400G as a meteorologist/entertainer at KGO-TV. They all had one thing in common: they had PERSONALITIES. Sure, Giddings might have been obnoxious at times, but YOU WATCHED and he performed.
Today, we're mostly stuck with a bunch of mostly innocuous talking heads who have the personality of a non-ripe cumquat. And those few who do engage do so with the authenticity of a Danville strip mall. There ARE exceptions. You all know.
*Bay Area viewers are the most sophisticated and yet the dumbest too. YOO ALL don't deserve the daily mediocrity and foul manure you get on the airwaves --TV and radio. They TAKE YOU ALL for granted! Be lucky you have me here to go to bat for you otherwise it would be WORSE!
*Might as well call the KCBS "Daily Madden" the Daily Bocce Ball Update. Can we wait until at least June, guys and girls, before talking about the rich man's bowling game that 99% of the people don't give a crap about because mostly, nobody has ever really played bocce ball. By the way, Madden has been mostly mum on the Deflategate-Tom Brady deal. Madden's mellowed too much lately for my taste which is sort of crummy.
*If you think some of the money Bay Area TV/Radio people get is big consider Judge Judy gets roughly $75 Million a year to put up with a whole bunch of potato heads.
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