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WatchdogI have indicated in the newspaper, on the blog and in email responses to readers that I thought the Mike Francesa sidekick thing would be resolved by the end of this week. Well, the week is about over, and there......
WatchdogWFAN plans to leave its tattered basement digs in Astoria for a shiny new studio in lower Manhattan sometime in 2009. In the meantime, there isn't much decorating going on, which is obvious from a visit to Mike Francesa's office,......
The TV ZoneAs you may have heard, Patrick McGoohan has died - one of the greats of '60s TV, and maybe Britain's most famous actor to have been born in Queens (Astoria, just to be exact.) AMC - producing a miniseries......
WatchdogEven when I have been most critical of WFAN in general or Mike Francesa/Chris Russo in particular, no one there has taken issue with my description of the place as "a leaky basement in Astoria." It's been a problem since......
WatchdogMy intention not to blog Tuesday quickly blew to smithereens with the news Max Kellerman was out at 1050 ESPN, which prompted the most startling comments inundation I can recall here - a total of 111 last time I checked......
WatchdogOne of my Friday column items concerns the much-speculated-upon addition of Max Kellerman to Mike Francesa's WFAN show, which surely would make for fascinating radio - at least until the end of the first week, when Kellerman dumps Francesa's Coke......
Tags: Radio Industry, ESPN (tv network)
Spin CycleHe was a first, Asher J. Matathias, told the crowd. The first Greek-American, Jewish man to run for the state Assembly. That was in 1974, in the 36th Assembly District in the Astoria section of Queens, Matathias told a Holocaust......
Tags: Arts and Culture, History
Spin CycleConsider yourself warned. Ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer, long on pride and short on shame, might try for a comeback, even if he now says otherwise. Last week he showed up with wife Silda Wall at a Waldorf-Astoria fundraiser, schmoozing and......
NEW YORK - So universal is the interest in J.R.R. Tolkien that the bespectacled image of Peter Jackson, the 40-year-old New Zealander who co-adapted and directed three films of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy in one swoop, has now been seen by...
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Oct 31, 2008 |Blog| Newsday
Nov 24, 2008 |Blog| Newsday
Jan 14, 2009 |Blog| Newsday
Jan 21, 2009 |Blog| Newsday
Mar 11, 2009 |Blog| Newsday
Mar 13, 2009 |Blog| Newsday
Apr 21, 2009 |Blog| Newsday
May 11, 2009 |Blog| Newsday
Dec 18, 2001 |Column| Baltimore Sun
Oct 14, 2002 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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