Saturday, August 30, 2008

Behind the Times

Finally, an update!

-There are a couple of new affiliates: KCAA (which was the station embroiled in that controversy last year), and WINZ in Miami. When I heard that he was on a station called "WINZ," I wondered if it was like a "hip" urban version of WINS, the famous NYC news station, and thought that maybe Imus was trying to get down with the kids. Sadly, that is not the case.

-As for John McCain's VP pick: Well-played, Senator. Well-played.

It also appears that McCain has an SNL obsession. Several people have mentioned that McCain's wife, Cindy, looks a lot like Amy Poehler, a cast member of Saturday Night Live. Yesterday, we learned that his VP candidate looks a lot like Tina Fey, a former member of the same show. Many pundits consider his VP choice a daring move; most politicians would’ve played it safe and chosen a more "experienced" and “seasoned” ex-cast member, like a Jan Hooks, or an Ana Gasteyer, or even a Cheri Oteri. This is why McCain is considered a maverick.

Incidentally, I noticed an interesting music selection at yesterday’s press conference. When McCain announced his VP choice, the loudspeakers began to blast a great inspirational song, one of those famous movie themes that stir the heart...the theme from Rudy. You'd think that a staff member would've caught that...

13 comments:

Al said...

I-Man has so many affiliates now, that it is hard to keep track of them all..

Sarah Palin is a GREAT choice! Young, smart, bright, tough, and...

She's HOT

laree said...

CG

Keith is back

http://imustimes.wordpress.com/2008/08/30/msnbc-about-to-blow-up-lol/

Queenpat said...

Friend in Alaska wrote this: "..A friend in Vermont woke me up about half an hour ago to tell me. It
> isn't even on CNN or Fox News' websites yet. Oh well. We love her. She
> has kicked the good old boy establishment in the balls, and she's cuter
> than heck and smart to boot..."

This was 10 am! I'm glad of the choice, even though I'm not for all Palin's goals, I think she will be a quick study and outshine Obama. Could it be the "Straight Talk Express" is back on the track and the maverick republican returns?

Mike said...

Could Biden's macaca moment about which Bernie has been ruminating be Joe calling Palin "sweetie" in their debate?

I love the pick, but a friend of mine who was leaning McCain until yesterday calls her another Harriet Miers. Yipes.

Al said...

Harriet Miers? lol

Harriet didn't talk like a regular person, and...

Harriet wasn't HOT!

Al said...

VP in Go-Go Boots

Laugh-out-loud- funny!

CG said...

Nice article!

And Gov. Palin is getting even more coverage than Obama - that's the crazy thing. In that sense, McCain made an excellent decision. I don't know how she'll fare on the campaign trail, but so far she's doing pretty well...

Queenpat said...

People seem to be worried about Palin being able to juggle marriage, motherhood and stil be VP. Men never get asked if family affects THEM but take a peek:

Biden's wife and child were killed while he was campaigning and he was still
elected Senator, Obama's wife has two kids, and a fulltime job as
something or other, and he was still elected Senator, McCain dumped
one wife for Cindy who has a full time job doing something or other
and he was still elected Senator...

and what we are concerned with?


"Juneau"

laree said...

The Godfather in the hospital too geeze what are the odds Grin.

That is dedication, Rob is still writing material, while he is in his hospital bed. We need a photo of Rob with a nurse and an IV drip, with the sign "the good stuff" printed on it. Maybe a stair master repair man in the back ground, being paid off:)

dee said...

How great was it to hear the Godfather today - hysterically funny as always!

Palin provides great material - I thought Karith was great this morning too.

Godfather, get well soon!

Al said...

Rob Bartlett is the ULTIMATE Professional!! He is one amazing person...
I agree about Karith...her best effort yet!

Fake Cardinal Egan, bejeez. said...

I love Karith. She sent me a CD and a card after I sent her a message on myspace. :)

cg said...

The Godfather is amazing. That is all.

Also, that "Juneau" pun was really clever. There are a lot of smart people here.