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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Radio Legend Paul Harvey Dies

Radio Legend Paul Harvey Dies
ABC News

That's all. There's no more to his story until he meets God.

I'll miss him.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Papers Spike - Norm Van Lier and Johnny Red Kerr Die

Curious people, mostly wondering what the new tabloid look of the Trib is like, rushed to buy in the last few weeks. Warmer weather helped. If you don't count yesterday, that is. Rain soaked my stock. Most of it, anyway. The rain came down so hard, I couldn't keep my plastic on.

That's not the real news though.

News
Sadness today. You saw the headline. Red and Norm died. Cancer for Red. Norm - they don't know yest, but 'natural causes'.

Chicagoans know who I mean. Red was the guy in booth, and Norm was more of an analyst after the game. They loved basketball, and helped guys like me who never had the skills love it more. They both played it, (Red even coached it), and both were fans through to the end. These guys were the Harry Caray of their game. I got get to my corner, but this is big for us.

To you, Norman Allen Van Lier III, and to you, John G. “Red” Kerr, rest in peace. It is a different ballgame now.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Blago and Peterson: Two Pees on a Pod, Shaking It on TV

Scum ex-cop, and scum ex-governor are peas of a pod, and pees on a pod, both shaking what little they've got on TV. I was telling someone, as we both worried about the great Chicago Tribune's troubles, that Illinois has so much scum it is a wonder we aren't called 'Detroit.'

Here Drew Peterson talks about a possible dating game on Steve Dahl's radio show.


Rod Blagovich gets his mouth on with Barbara Walters on the View. I guess Rosie O'Donnell was too busy.

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