Warren Bell

Warren Bell was nominated June 20, 2006, by President George W. Bush to be a member of the Board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the remainder of a ...

Warren Bell was nominated June 20, 2006, by President George W. Bush to be a member of the Board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the remainder of a six-year term expiring January 31, 2012. He was an executive producer of the ABC sitcom According to Jim.

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Half-hour News Hour

Just wanted to throw in my two-cent recommendation for Fox News’ new news comedy show.  (That’s right, News’ new news.)  It’s called The Half Hour News Hour (see above) and ...

Hall of Fame Standards

Jpod, Andy — what could muddle the standards for entry into Cooperstown more than this fact: 13 of this year’s voters didn’t consider Tony Gwynn up to snuff, and eight ...

On the subject of the speaker

Since you brought her up, K-Lo… In the many many howls of concern over my CPB nomination, one joke I wrote in 2005 about Speaker Pelosi was frequently cited as evidence ...

the nonsense I’ve put up with

Thanks, K-Lo, and thanks of course to the White House and the President for this tremendous honor.   As for the nonsense I’ve put up with…  Oh, man.  Put it ...

S-mitt-en?

I was fortunate enough to attend a reasonably small gathering at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills last night to meet Governor Romney and hear him speak.  First impressions — ...

Apologia

I haven’t seen Michael Richards on Letterman yet, but several people have emailed asking my thoughts on it, and of course others have commented here.  My observation is this: we’re ...

Re: Celeb PC Crackups

Derb, the Gibson and Richards outbursts are bringing to the public what Hollywood insiders have known for years: a lot of celebrities are out of their friggin’ minds.  Power, fame ...