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.

An Ending Hollywood Would Hate

While And Tango Makes Three continues to ruffle feathers (oh no he didn’t!) in book form, doubtless the full-length movie version will include the surprise twist ending of the true ...

California Voter Controversy

Every election, each voter in California gets a little oval sticker that says “I voted” so you can explain to your boss why you’re two hours late.  Today, there are ...

Cheating Cheaters

I listened to a little Al Franken this morning, just to take the temp.  Get ready to hear the buzzword “robo-calls” a few million times in the next few weeks, ...

Kerry’s “Joke” Dissected

I feel a certain call to speak out on this, as a person at least titularly involved in the creation and delivery of jokes.  If you say something to me, ...

The Mets, and another oddity

K-lo, thanks for remembering my commitment to the Amazin’s in their moment of sorrow.  I will treasure this post-season for many reasons, Endy Chavez’s truly startling catch being just one ...

When I’m Right

Just modestly pointing out how I called for the Mets to go wire-to-wire back on April 3.  Never mind that they didn’t go wire-to-wire, falling briefly out of first after ...

Take That, Kobe

A sizable segment of Los Angeles sports fans congratulate Shaq, then bite our lips and try not to say anything mean.  Way to go, Miami Heat, 2006 NBA champs.

Me and CPB

I intend to open my confirmation hearing thusly: “Ladies and Gentlemen of the Senate, three words:  No.  More.  Elmo.”  Seriously, I am deeply honored that the President has appointed me ...