I have some fairly vivid memories of watching Andy Rooney’s 60 Minutes segment as a kid. My dad watched the show every week without fail, and my parents would call me when it was time for Andy’s vlog-before-vlogs-existed-like rant about…I dunno…soup? Pens? Teh YouTubes? I’d run into the living room and plop down on the [...]
So this weekend during a fit of insomnia, I created a Tumblr account and started posting. This was an error on my part. Not that there’s anything wrong with Tumblr! It’s a terribly clever concept, a place for links and pictures and short blog-lettes, the perfect place for the internet culture of non-existent attention spans [...]
Can I call you Andy? Will you rant on 60 Minutes for five minutes about how the “kids these days” don’t have any respect for their elders? I would love it if you’d rant about me, can we make this happen?
I was super-jazzed to hear about Conan’s return to television, even if it was on 60 Minutes. I only watch 60 Minutes when a sporting event preempts Amazing Race and my TiVo records 20 minutes of Andy Rooney ranting about staplers or God knows what, leading to me fumbling frantically with the remote to extrend the recording time while boggling over the fact that Andy Rooney is still on 60 Minutes, and looks exactly like he did when my dad watched 60 Minutes. (Back in 1984. Before it got too “liberal” for his tastes.)