In reviewing the Snyder interviews I chose to save, the vast majority of them fall under two categories: comedians and talk show hosts. I don’t recall it being a conscious decision on my part (and there are certainly exceptions). In trying to reason why, my guess it that I like it when Tom was able [...]
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Before I launch into some of the choice interviews conducted by Tom Snyder, I wanted to provide a summary of what the man has accomplished in his lifetime. Young people, in particular, are probably not aware of Snyder’s three decades as a network broadcaster, let alone the style he chose to adopt.
Snyder’s career began in [...]
Allow me to introduce yet another semi-regular (is it fair to call them irregular?) series, this one centered around the late Tom Snyder. Snyder worked in local and network news, hosted late night talk shows on two networks and one cable channel, and was one of the first celebrities to openly embrace the internet, blogging [...]
Several things went through my mind as I watched this hour of television on Tuesday night. OK, I admit it, I watched it Wednesday afternoon (apologies, but I have a day job).
I almost wept, because I know that this experiment won’t lead to anything long-term for this show in particular or CBS in general. I [...]