June 27, 2003 |
Hillary Rodham Clinton, on a 20-city book tour, is thinking about shoes. Not comfortable shoes. Her feet don't hurt, though she does ice her hand at night to relieve the pain. "The hardest part is signing all those title pages and shaking people's hands," she says. Rather, the U.S. senator from New York is wondering what kind of shoes taste best.
September 20, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday: "Razzamatazz Chaz" Bono shows off some fancy footwork in his "Dancing With the Stars" debut. ( Los Angeles Times ) Ashton Kutcher made his debut in "Two and a Half Men. " How did he do? ( Los Angeles Times ) Meanwhile, former "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen and Warner Bros. are close to a settlement. ( Los Angeles Times ) And Jon Cryer gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ( Los Angeles Times )
July 19, 2011 |
Presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann's campaign said Tuesday that the candidate suffers from migraines, but disputed a report that said some attacks were debilitating. “Like millions of Americans, Congresswoman Bachmann suffers with migraines and they are under control when treated with medication,” campaign press secretary Alice Stewart toldCNN. The Daily Caller, created by Tucker Carlson as the right-leaning alternative to the Huffington Post, reported Monday evening that Bachmann “frequently suffers from stress-induced medical episodes that she has characterized as severe headaches.
October 7, 2013 |
Fox News host Anna Kooiman has apologized for falsely reporting that President Obama would personally pay to keep the International Museum of Muslim Cultures open during the government shutdown . The "oops" moment occurred Saturday on "Fox and Friends Weekend" during a conversation among Kooiman, Tucker Carlson and Clayton Morris about the controversial decision to temporarily close the World War II Memorial -- along with many other...
February 27, 2002 |
Bill Press, the former KABC talk radio host and chairman of the California State Democratic Party who has been arguing the "left" side of issues on CNN's "Crossfire," is being replaced by former Clinton insiders James Carville and Paul Begala. The two one-time advisors and political strategists for President Clinton will rotate in the job at the venerable political debate show.
January 25, 2004
The problem with the media is more basic than anything Reed Johnson mentions ("Trashing the Media," Jan. 11). There is simply no commitment to the truth. Instead, there's a commitment to a liberal agenda and a fundamental dishonesty by people in the business, who then dishonestly deny they have a liberal bias. His story is a clear example. He glaringly fails to mention the L.A. Times' politically motivated hatchet job on Arnold Schwarzenegger in the last days before his election.
May 11, 2004 |
Things learned while observing a day's worth of taping of "Celebrity Jeopardy!" with a bunch of wonks, talkers and other media types the show labels as Washington's "power players": * Tucker Carlson (of CNN's "Crossfire") is disturbingly well versed in things related to "homemaking," like dust bunnies and Brillo pads. * Bob Woodward (of the Washington Post) needs faster thumbs.
November 19, 2004 |
With one out of five voters longing for a return to "values," television is busy revamping its prime-time lineup. After all, the moral state of the nation is at stake and, besides, who can afford the FCC fines? * 7:00 CROSSCHAT (CNN) Former firebrands Paul Begala and Robert Novak compare fabric swatches for Begala's new window treatments. Tucker Carlson lends his keen sense of color to the discussion.
June 26, 2013 |
The original political shout-fest is coming back. CNN said "Crossfire," which was a staple of the cable news channel for over 20 years before being canceled in 2005, will return to its schedule this fall. “Few programs in the history of CNN have had the kind of impact on political discourse that 'Crossfire' did - it was a terrific program then, and we believe the time is right to bring it back and do it again,” said CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker in a statement. “We look forward to the opportunity to host passionate conversation from all sides of the political spectrum.
January 13, 2010 |
There still appears to be a sizable minority in America who favors big news organizations at least in part for their broad ambitions, thoroughness, balance and sense of restraint. But ain't it a shame when those highfalutin', old-school intentions get in the way of the basic mission -- delivering the audience a "Hey Martha!" scoop now and then with their breakfast cereal? It seems the higher values and a healthy dose of old-fashioned incredulity (Could he really be that big a cad?