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Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Quote of the Day

"If you let someone talk for more than seven seconds on your show without interruption...then you are a failure."

- an admirably candid Joe Scarborough relaying some advice he received from a network executive about how to conduct public discourse on television. (He is quoted in today's Times piece on the upcoming--and must-see!--"Colbert Report" on Comedy Central.) It might as well apply to all commercial tv interviews. When it starts happening on PBS as well, we'll know the end is nigh...

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