Category Archives: TV Stuff

My Time with Dave

David Letterman’s long and successful late night run ends tonight. There were Letterman people and there were Leno people.  I’m a Letterman guy.  Jay is a standup comedy hall of famer, but I’ve always been more comfortable with Dave’s sensibilities. … Continue reading

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Thanks, Rick

One of Connecticut’s finest journalists is retiring today.  His name is Rick Huntington, and unless you know him personally, you don’t know him at all. Rick is a news photographer.  Or a videographer.  Or a photojournalist.  Pick a title, any … Continue reading

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There is No Escape

We are enjoying a long-awaited return to Italy. So naturally, the first thing I saw outside our hotel in Rome was a television reporter and his crew taping a stand-up. He’s the Italian Jeff Saperstone, because it turned out the … Continue reading

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My Cowboy

“I’d like a coffee light, please.  It’s for Rex Trailer!!!” It was probably 1958, maybe ’59.  Years before I realized that “TV PEOPLE!!!” were just people.  On TV. I was getting a haircut at the barber shop in Pinefield Shopping Center … Continue reading

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I Was Thinking

I was thinking how mentally exhausted I was when a friend who’s had two strokes and lost the sight in an eye called to ask how I was doing.  I told myself to shut up. I was thinking that a … Continue reading

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Shortest Survey Ever

Phone rings. “Hello, I’m Samantha calling on behalf of  NBC News.  Would you be willing to answer a series of questions about the current political landscape?” “Sure.” “Great!  First, how old are you?” “59.” “Thank you for your time.  Goodbye.” … Continue reading

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West Wing Reunion

NBC nostalgia.  (sigh)

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