The Comedian's-eye View of 10/06/97
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Sun, 5 Oct 97 16:21:42 -0700
Subject: The Comedian's-eye View of 10/06/97
Excerpted-from: 10/06/97 -- ShopTalk
Monday October 6, 1997
"What a ball team, defending World Series champions, and it looks
like they've got a legitimate shot at repeating the title. But,
you know, you have to think about this: In the world of baseball,
fame is fleeting, it really is. You're here one day, you're gone
the next day. I was telling the same thing to my new gardener,
- David Letterman on the NY Yankees
"Marv Albert has been offered a job on a Tampa, Fla., radio station's 'shock
jock' show," says Alex Kaseberg. "I think he should take it. He has a
great hairpiece for radio."
Top Ten Rejected Names for Bryant Gumbel's New Show
10. Touched By a Gumbel
9. Bryant's Wednesday Night Grab-A**
8. Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Gumbel
6. Why in God's Name Did I Move to CBS?
5. Gumbling for Dollars
4. Senor Bryant's Fiesta of News!
3. Let's Get Ready to Gumbel
2. Dateline NBC Sucks
1. Everybody Loves Bryant
"PAULA JONES DEFENSE FUND IS SAID TO HAVE ONLY $5000 LEFT IN IT....So shes
taking a page out of the Clinton-Gore book on creative fund- raising. For
a $5000 donation you can come to a "Paula House coffee." And for a $50,000
donation you get to sleep in the "Jones bedroom.
"A recommendation in the Journal of the American Medical Assn. suggest that
anti-smoking products should be made more appealing. Currently in
development is the after-sex patch." (Gary Easley)
"The cost of the Whitewater probe has now topped $30 million," says the
Cutler Daily Scoop. "For that amount, we coulda bought the whole
development ourselves and had enough left over for a water park."
© 1997 Peter Langston