The Comedian's-eye View of 11/07/97
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 97 00:14:47 -0800
Subject: The Comedian's-eye View of 11/07/97
Excerpted-from: 11/07/97 -- ShopTalk
Friday November 7, 1997
Olbermann on septuplets arrival: "We return to NBC's Ann Thompson,
still standing by and with all our demands, doubtless having not seven
children but a cow. And I understand you are at the airport waiting
for the stork?"
- Keith Olberman on MSNBC's 'The Big Show'
"On Friday night, the NBA season officially began," says Jay Leno. "As is
tradition, Charles Barkley threw out the first fan."
Mike Tyson gave ABC his first interview since the Holyfield fight this week.
"you don't want to get Mike talking," says the Cutler Daily Scoop. "He'll
chew your ear off."
"Ken Burns has a new documentary on Lewis and Clark," says Alan Ray. "Being
on PBS has influenced the program's historical accuracy. Halfway to Oregon,
they stop for a pledge break."
"GOP Congressman Dan Burton introduced a bill called the Caddie Relief Act
that would allow country clubs to hire caddies as independent contractors.
It's a vital part of the Republican contract with Augusta." (Argus Hamilton)
"A NJ man has filed suit against Howard Stern claiming that he unlawfully
practiced as a doctor after he gave on-air breast 'exams' to several
volunteer women as a joke during October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Someone call my broker! I want to buy a million shares of Court TV!" (Jim
© 1997 Peter Langston