Ed Asner

My thoughts on hearing of the death of Ed Asner at 91, plus audio from my archives of an on-air conversation I had with him several years ago, which you can listen to here.

A Law Firm For Our Times

Comedy Central took out full-page ads for “The Daily Show” in today’s NY Times and LA Times promoting Trevor Noah & Associates & Sons, a law firm for those who stormed the Capitol on 1/6. Here’s what it says.

Wow, That Was Fast

After new information has come to light, I have updated my piece on Mike Richards no longer being the host of “Jeopardy!” Here’s the new version.

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Claire McNear of The Ringer did some digging into the background of Mike Richards, the newly-named host of “Jeopardy!” What she found is mighty ugly.

Double “Jeopardy!” Hosts

My inbox has filled up with messages from people asking my reaction to Sony naming Mike Richards the new full-time host of “Jeopardy!” with Mayim Bialik also signed for primetime versions of the show. Here are my thoughts.

He Put Himself In “Jeopardy”

I’m not surprised, but disappointed, by a report that “Jeopardy!” executive producer Mike Richards is in advanced negotiations to become permanent host of the show. Here’s why.

Random TV Thoughts

Quickies on HBO’s Woodstock ’99 documentary and “Small Town News,” Apple’s “Schmigadoon,” and the impending return of Netflix’s “Money Heist.”

Double “Jeopardy!”

My thoughts about Levar Burton’s stint as “Jeopardy!” guest host and the dominant performance of current six-day champion Matt Amodio.

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