Changing Channels
April 2012 Archives

No matter how many times I’ve seen it, Salma Hayek’s ad for Got Milk? makes me laugh. How many of us have endured the same type of stuff, being out of a crucial grocery item and having to go out […]

I’ll admit it, I changed my tune on Dick Clark’s  Rockin’ New Year’s Eve party. Well, at least the program’s namesake, as co-host Ryan Seacrest and music acts like Lady GaGa are not my thing. I had been a little […]

FOX News has obviously done several things right in becoming the top cable news network. Its one-hour shows with Sean Hannity, Billy O’Reilly, Greta Van Susteren and others are at the top of the list in explaining FOX News’ success. […]

So what if it’s just syrup and carbonated water … if soda can find a way to be inspirational that’s great. We seem to need inspiration SO badly in this day and age. The latest Dr. Pepper ad, the one […]

It was a bit sad to see Rick Santorum step aside as a Republican presidential candidate Tuesday afternoon. While not a perfect candidate, none of them are, Santorum put up a heckuva fight for the nomination even as Mitt Romney […]

They’re useless and painful to watch. They annoy the heck out of the coach and probably the poor sideline reporters that have to “conduct” them: They are the in-game interview with the coaches and they must stop NOW! You’ve seen […]

It’s not easy starting a television network, just ask Oprah Winfrey. The queen of the daytime talk show has found it MUCH more difficult to run her own, that is OWN. That’s what makes the success of the YES Network […]

Sarah Palin, Meredith Vieira, Katie Couric and even Oprah Winfrey. What a week it has been for women on television! And it’s only Tuesday for crying out loud … Palin visited the Today show in what had to be a […]

Keith Olbermann must have one HECK of an agent. Despite being pretty much a one-trick pony, playing the not-too-rare angry liberal, Olbermann has been on more TV channels than Oprah Winfrey. In fact, OWN, Oprah Winfrey’s flagging network, might be […]