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.