Posts tagged "news anchors"

Election Night Style Stealer: Tom Brokaw’s Rad Round Eyeglasses

Between Brian Williams making marijuana jokes, Diane Sawyer possibly being drunk(?), and Karl Rove begging Fox News to take back that whole "Obama wins" thing, the election newscasts last night were chock full of fun. Even among all the holograms and painted ice maps, I couldn't help but notice Tom Brokaw's awesome tortoiseshell eyeglasses. The…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 7, 2012

Anderson Cooper Cracks Up On Air Over Gerard Depardieu’s Urination Incident

This video combines four of my favorite things: silver fox Anderson Cooper, awesomely bad puns, the mocking of a celebrity who pissed themselves on a plane, and a newscaster cracking up on air. Last night, during a segment called "RidicuList," Anderson just couldn't contain his laughter after spouting out a long list of…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 18, 2011

Rachel Maddow Says Gay News Anchors Have A Responsibility To Come Out

Rachel Maddow is awesome. One of the many reasons I think this is because she is openly gay and often gives shout-outs to her partner, Susan Mikula. In an interview with The Guardian that ran yesterday, Rachel talked a little bit about being one of the few out gay news anchors. She said, "I'm…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 26, 2011

Sexy News Anchors Distract Male Viewers

Sit down ... wait for it ... this news is going to be mind-blowing: sexy female news anchors distract male viewers and render them unable to process the content of the news, according to a study published in the journal Communication Research by two Indiana University scholars. Holy moly, Fox News might be…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 27, 2011

Al-Jazeera Anchors Quit After Being Harassed About Makeup And Hair

Five female anchors recently resigned from Al-Jazeera news network as a result of the harassment they say they were receiving from co-workers. The women claim that several employees, including a senior editor, would constantly insult their appearance, saying the women should cover their hair for their broadcasts and wear less makeup. Things escalated, from employee…
By: Kelli Bender / June 3, 2010

Local Newscaster Slips Out The Penis

God, I love it when newscasters go off script! This guy -- Michael, I guess -- concludes after a segment on a woman's successful G-Shot procedure, "She's enjoying penis a little bit more, is she?" [BuzzFeed]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 14, 2010