For the first time in 39 years, folksy weather guru Al Roker, who is up most days before the rooster crows, missed an early-morning talk-show slot today -- because he overslept.
Question of the day: Do we really need car dealerships?
I knew I'd come to rely more and more on my smartphone, but I didn't realize how dependent I'd become on it until one day this week when I got home for lunch and realized I didn't have it. Looked all over the house, looked in the car, looked in the office when I got back to work. I finally did find it -- it had slipped out of my pants pocket and down beside the driver's seat. Whew! That was three hours of near panic.
It's not like this is anything new, but seeing it again is depressing anyway. From the latest Gallup poll:
PRINCETON, NJ -- Television is the main place Americans say they turn to for news about current events (55%), leading the Internet, at 21%. Nine percent say newspapers or other print publications are their main news source, followed by radio, at 6%.
And then, of course, they could campaign full-time:
I agree with the thrust of Robert J. Samuelson's concerns, if not the near-hysterical fear:
The question of the day: Is the digital camera dead? And the obvious answer is, You betcha:
At least somebody's thinking ahead -- way ahead:
The same fragmentation we've seen in television is coming to radio, too:
When Wi-Fi hits the car, or whatever type of cheap Internet access deploys in automobiles, Sirius XM will be challenged too. Right now, Sirius XM’s Internet play is laughable.