Monthly Archives: January 2012

Kind Hearts and Coronets

I saw Grace Lee on the morning news yesterday, telling us the latest on the Occupy Oakland arrests and vandalism.  She got a preview of CBS This Morning from Erica Hill, who was wearing pink, but when the show started, … Continue reading

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Unknown

I saw a CBS Sunday Morning segment about Apple products being assembled by hand in China.  The workers were under great pressure to meet the demand for the iPhone 4S, and there were suicides.  Martin Scorsese talked about “Hugo.”  He … Continue reading

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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

I was so sleepy that I missed the first hour of CBS This Morning: Saturday.  What I did see was Nancy Cordes interviewing a young girl named Zoe Thomson about her guitar playing skills.  This girl said she loved Metallica. … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City Thunder 120, Golden State Warriors 109

I woke up yesterday and had my breakfast cereal.  I watched the first hour of CBS This Morning, when they discussed Hillary Clinton, and also the question of whether electronic devices like cell phones were actually dangerous when used on … Continue reading

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Léon

I noticed the dress that Erica Hill was wearing on the CBS This Morning show yesterday – white, orange, green, and black.  She tried to get Marco Rubio to express a preference for one of the Republican presidential candidates in … Continue reading

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Carnages

Yesterday Erica Hill was wearing an unusual necklace when she was on CBS This Morning.  I stayed around for the discussion of movies.  I didn’t agree that “Saving Private Ryan” was obviously a better movie than “Shakespeare in Love.”  I … Continue reading

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Paul

I wrote down the Best Picture Oscar nominees.  The three that I haven’t seen yet are “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close,” “The Help,” and “War Horse.” “Hugo” and “The Artist” got the most nominations, followed by “Moneyball.”  Those three were … Continue reading

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Amistad

When Erica Hill appeared on the preview segment for CBS This Morning yesterday, she said she was watching a movie in preparation for the show during the Giants game.  She used the word “we” when talking about the Giants, as … Continue reading

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Girl with Green Eyes

My mom called me early yesterday morning, wondering why I hadn’t sent any e-mail in two days.  She seems to expect me to send out my mundane thoughts at least once a day.  She noted that my brother’s cancer began … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Eater

Yesterday on CBS This Morning: Saturday, I saw Jeff Glor talking about the college majors that didn’t translate to employment, which were clinical psychology, fine arts, and U.S. history.  Rebecca Jarvis expressed some disgust at the unsanitary nature of planes.  … Continue reading

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