Friday, July 21, 2006

Friday File

Worst Of
Metroland's Best Of isn't what it used to be. We all used to eagerly await the special issue, but it's taken on a been there/done that quality, praising the obvious and criticizing the easy targets. And what's up with taking shots at Fox 23's John Gray? The lefty alt weekly noted Gray under Best Impersonation of a Journalist ---and then didn't even bother making an argument for this dubious honor that made any sense. It was just stupid. I'm guessing John Gray recently said or did something they found offensive; the Metroland crowd are as thin-skinned as they are self-righteous.

Lions, and Tigers, and Fairs (Oh, My!)
I love someone who can make lemonade from a pile of lemons. After a tiger clawed a boy at the Saratoga Fair, fair manager Dick Rowland told WROW:
We've had some people come to the gate who didn't realize we had tigers and wanted to see them.
It's rumored that they've changed the name of the animal attraction to Siegfried and Boy.

Sounds like Weeks; Feels Like Years
WGY has announced the renewal of Don Weeks contract until 2008. Weeks folksy morning show is a Capital Region institution, combining both...uhhh...highlighting the, errr...snrrrffff....zzz... zzzz....zzz... zzzzzzz....frmph....zzzzzz...zzzzz....zzzzzz... zzzzzzzzzz...zzzzz...zzzzzzzzzz...