In the wake of Al-Jazeera’s purchase of Current TV, Joy Behar: Say Anything! released this new publicity shot of Joy welcoming guest Ellen DeGeneres to the show.
“Overused Too Often”
CNN interviewed John Shibley (above), a creator of Lake Superior State University’s list of annoying words and expressions that simply must go.
Martin Savidge: “So let’s talk about … how this list-compiling all began.”
Shibley: “[We] discussed how many words and phrases are overused too often.”
My proposed term to dump: “disgruntled employee”
We hear this whenever some wackdoodle returns to the office and blows away former co-workers. But these people are not “disgruntled,” which to my mind describes a cubicle-dweller who is unhappy with the decaf in the breakroom, not some lunatic with an Uzi.
Sometimes I weep for humanity. This poll makes me very sad. Doesn’t anyone believe in young love, anymore?
Sorry. I’ve just always wanted to write that.
Jimmy Kimmel takes on Letterman and Leno this week. I handicap the race:
Letterman — the best
Kimmel — too damn many commercials. I once timed an ad break during his show and it lasted nearly nine minutes. Jimmy, your guests had better be The Beatles — including the dead ones — if I am going to sit through that many ads.
Leno — every year, this guy grows more physically repulsive, and I simply cannot stand to look at him
Speaking of physical appearance … hell must have frozen over, because voters sent an attractive politician to Congress. Thanks, Hawaii, for giving us Tulsi Gabbard (below).
“I go to the gas station such a small amount, that I forget how to put gas in my car.” — Volt owner Elissa, above.
Let me get this straight: Because this self-confessed idiot likes the Chevy Volt, I should run out and buy one, too?
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