Buh bye, Lou Dobbs

Lou Dobbs quit CNN last night. Abruptly. Announced it on the air. Really? Really. His convoluted explanation about other opportunities sounded pretty lame to me, although admittedly I didn’t hear it directly from him. I’m guessing he was fired. And… Read More ›

Take it or leave it

There’s a wonderful miniseries running on PBS right now — “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.” I just want to mention it for the benefit of those who are interested in such things but might have overlooked this program. Those… Read More ›

Getting snarky on Shuster

Some of you may recall my howls several months ago when MSNBC’s David Shuster demonstrated the shortcomings of his education by mispronouncing the word sword, repeatedly. Today he made me cringe again. Maybe I’m just hypersensitive about these things. Okay,… Read More ›

Anyone seen the news?

Well, now we know (as if we didn’t already) how serious our TV networks are about hard news. I assume newsworthy things are still happening in Iran and the rest of the world, but yesterday all I heard about was… Read More ›