*Thanks to the people working today/tonight on the TV/Radio News desk; the writers, producers, photographers, anchors and reporters too; sure, they're not lifting anything (save for the MMJ's) but working on Thanksgiving can be a bummer, ask family.
*I know I'm anal on this subject but I wish the assignment editors showed a bit more creativity on this day without resorting to the usual standard faire of scene setters like Glide Memorial and the homeless people eating (still cool but maybe a new angle?); the routine set-up shots of the morons camped outside Best Buy to buy 2 buck TV's--isn't Black Friday so yesterday? I just read consumers are totally hip about this yearly fraud...You know, watch the BBC --there is actual news today, God forbid we have to turn to those outlets to get the info.
*A reliable source close to Greg Papa told me Papa's lengthy absence from 95.7 The Game was due to a "family issue."
*The reason why Marty Lurie gets a pass from me is that I genuinely like his show, which given my taste, would normally indicate a mass ripping.
Marty is summer baseball-on-the-radio nirvana; a marvelous, funny, poignant addition to the afternoon backyard BBQ; a pleasant backdrop to beer-in-the-garage heatwave relief when the Giants play a mundane game in June.
Marty makes me laugh too; has a sort of Joe Franklin in him. And he's one helluva interviewer too.
|Marty Lurie loves baseball|
*I've become a fan of KCBS anchor/reporter, Megan Goldsby, who is getting more airtime, finally.
*Much as I can't stand KTVU anchor, Ross Palombo, when he does away with the "Look at Me" persona and reads the teleprompter right, he's actually a very decent anchor.
See, Ross, you don't need shtick to perform; the viewers like it straight and simple.
*If I keep up this love-fest I'm going to turn away the torsos who look forward to non-stop ripping.
Sorry, a brief respite until I hear another Kars-4-Kids jingle.
*Again, Happy Thanksgiving to all, remember to eat and drink well, safely --don't bother talking politics, it'll give you indigestion --you don't need that.
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