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The Comedian's-eye View of 03/18/98

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Excerpted-from: 03/18/98 -- ShopTalk

                        Wednesday March 18, 1998

	"Her experience embodies what is wrong with some of the (TV News)
	 practices we have today.  In our zeal to exercise our First
	 Amendment rights...we have terrorized innocent victims."

			- ABC's Roone Arledge talking about media's attack
			  on Betty Currie after her grand jury appearance


Springfeld: Jerry Springer may get his own sitcom. "It will be about four
friends who hang out in a New York cafe and beat the crap out of each
other." (Daily Scoop)

Card Sharps: Topps baseball cards now come with sound chips, allowing
collectors to hear familiar phrases associated with today's stars.  "Each
player asks for more money." (Alan Ray)

Scandal in the Wind: Sgt. Major Gene McKinney was acquitted of sexual
harassment charges. "If it's good enough for the commander in chief, it's
good enough for the enlisted men." (Jay Leno)

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