Saturday, March 28, 2009

And That's Why He Wears The Bow Tie

Longtime NBC News Correspondent Irving R. Levine Dies - mediabistro.com: TVNewser

SNL reference. Paul Simon. Al Franken from back when we didn't realize what an ass he was.

Anyhoo... It's sort of sad when the figures of your youth pass. I guess it might be a little odd for Irving R. Levine to be a figure of your youth but I was an odd little youth.

I've spent years saying "Irving R. Levine, NBC News, Washington" in his peculiar nasal tone. I hadn't heard it in years of course, but it still seems odd to think that I'll never hear it again this side of the vail of tears.

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