Today’s episode of the Oprah Winfrey show was a very special episode in which Winfrey sat down with some of her daytime talk competitors who are no longer on the air. Winfrey’s TV talk reunion included Phil Donahue, Ricki Lake, Geraldo Rivera, Sally Jesse Raphael, and Montel Williams.
At one point Winfrey Read More
As part of her final season victory lap, Oprah Winfrey is communing with some of her fellow daytime talk legends.
Tomorrow’s episode of the “Oprah Winfrey Show” will feature appearances from Ricki Lake, Phil Donahue, Geraldo Rivera, Sally Jessy Raphael, and Montel Williams. This much nineties nostalgia and daytime talk power has never Read More
John Kennedy's 1960 guest spot on Jack Parr's show is generally regarded as the first time a national politician tried to use an appearance on an entertainment television show to boost his appeal. (James Reston of The New York Times said during the 1960 presidential campaign that there were now two litmus tests for each Read More
Last night, CNN congressional correspondent Jessica Yellin appeared on "Anderson Cooper 360," in part to discuss the brouhaha over former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan’s tell-all book about the Bush administration, What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception.
At one point, Mr. Cooper asked Ms. Yellin about the allegations Read More
It looked on Friday night as though the 15th annual Hamptons International Film Festival were going to be a washout. Torrential rains slowed traffic to a baby crawl on the Long Island Expressway, and by the time it was a little before 7 p.m., the assorted bedraggled paparazzi were fidgeting and joking among themselves at Read More
On a recent Friday afternoon, Phil Donahue was sitting in a dimly lit production studio in midtown Manhattan when a reporter entered. Mr. Donahue looked up. He was wearing a checkered dress shirt over jeans and sneakers. Under a crop of shaggy white hair, his big blue eyes bulged mischievously.
He offered a mock Read More
Joe Scarborough, a former Republican Congressman from Florida and ubiquitous spokesman for George W. Bush during the 2000 campaign, was sitting in his small office inside the space-station-like headquarters of MSNBC in Secaucus, N.J. Mr. Scarborough, 40, is the host of Scarborough Country, which like its host is a user-friendly, soft-edged vehicle for conservatives. The Read More
For those who argued last fall that there was no substantial
difference between Republicans and Democrats, life has become a bracing lesson
in political realities. Over the next four years this educational experience
will continue unhappily, as George W. Bush pursues the agenda of his sponsors
on the corporate and religious right.
Actually, the Read More