I touched upon something local TV news stations like to do. It’s the “live” reports. However, the only live part is the reporter introducing a video piece that was put together much earlier.
A Little Talk About Music, Cool And Awful
Band Of Brothers And The Pacific – Compare And Contrast
Don Gorske has eaten over 25,000 Bic Macs since May 17, 1972. Yep, that’s a record. Nope, he doesn’t have high cholesterol and he isn’t morbidly obese. Gorske was featured in ‘Super Size Me’, so I took the time to bring up some of the skepticism about the Morgan Spurlock’s Oscar nominated documentary. Other people have tried the eating only fast food for a month experiment with much different results than Spurlock’s. Where Spurlock gained a lot of weight and had other physical issues, these other folks lost weight and were quite healthy.
It’s Not True: Mr. Rogers
Well, there are some weird tales out there about Mr. Rogers. I mentioned a couple of them. He wasn’t a sniper in Viet Nam, nor did he sport tattooed arms. A check of Snopes.com will clear that up.
Music heard on the show…
First ad break bumpers: ‘Pretty Green’ by The Jam & ‘St. Vitus Dance’ by Bauhaus
Second ad break bumpers: ‘Brass Monkey‘ by Beastie Boys & ‘The Everyday Story Of Smalltown’ by XTC
Closing song: ‘Angler’s Treble Hook’ by $5 Fiddle