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  • Ed Rendell: Former Penn governor joins NBC News

     
    The calendar might say we are just starting 2011, but we are well into the 2012 political year at the network and cable news channels. And NBC News/MSNBC Tuesday morning announced that former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell has been hired as political...
  • ‘Friday Night Lights’ headed back to the big screen

     
    It's been rumored ever since the TV series based on the movie based on the book struggled to find an audience aside from critics. The show based on Buzz Bissinger's book ended its five year run this year. Now Peter Berg has made the new movie (somewhat)...
  • All aboard the retirement bandwagon

     
    Today brings not one but two calls from prominent national writers for Joe Paterno to retire. Must be a big game approaching. Buzz Bissinger, a former Putlizer-Prize-winning reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer who wrote the book "Friday Night Lights,"...
  • Larry Mendte Is Linsane

    Larry Mendte Is Linsane
    Jeremy Lin is the biggest story in sports and is on the verge of becoming an international superstar. He is an only-in-America story. Lin played high school basketball in Palo Alto, California and did not get a single scholarship offer our of high...
  • Saturday, June 2, 2012

    5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong  5:05 a.m.  Orion checks in with Herb Teichman at Tree-Mendus Orchards in southwest Michigan to get an update on the orchard & grape crops. Herb says apples survived the April...
  • Friday, June 8, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Jonathon Brandmeier 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  John St. Augustine in for  Mike McConnell 9:05 a.m.  ‘We’re going to need a bigger boat’ is one of most recognizable movie lines in history.  Hear the story behind it when Jaws...
  • June 8: Author - Buzz Bissinger, Father's Day

    June 8: Author - Buzz Bissinger, Father's Day
    Buzz Bissinger To purchase a copy of the book: Father's Day: A Journey into the Mind and Heart of My Extraordinary Son Events: Saturday, June 9 1:45 p.m. Printer's Row Book Festival Sunday, June 10 2:00 p.m. Anderson's Bookshop 123 W. Jefferson...
  • Lit Fest holds on to that printed feeling

    Lit Fest holds on to that printed feeling
    As obvious as this may sound at first, the 28th annual Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, which concluded Sunday afternoon and drew an estimated 130,000 attendees and 200 authors to the South Loop on a sweltering, cloudless weekend, was not the kind...
  • LIONEL: More Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Would Be An Insane Response to Penn State Scandal

    LIONEL: More Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Would Be An Insane Response to Penn State Scandal
    [Ed.] As was to be expected a host of instant child abuse experts are mindlessly clamoring for more mandatory child abuse reporting that they think would be just a swell idea in response to the Penn State child abuse scandal. The National Coalition of...
  • Will Leitch breaks story about himself: It's over . . . soon

     
    Will Leitch just announced he is leaving as editor of Deadspin later this month. Wow. I'm not shocked, given the shelf life he predicted for himself when I first interviewed him 16 months ago, but still . . . How......
  • Will Leitch farewell festivities ongoing at Deadspin

     
    All kinds of stuff going on at Deadspin this Friday afternoon for Will Leitch's farewell. A new editor (A.J. Daulerio)! An interview with Buzz Bissinger! Assorted tributes to Will! Too much for individual links. Just go over and check it......
  • Bob Costas turns from blogosphere to baseball

     
    Commack's own Bob Costas was kind enough to invite me to his latest sports-related town hall meeting, which debuts on HBO Wednesday night and focuses on various aspects of the national pastime. I politely declined, because I have other plans......