Saturday, December 17, 2005

Bitchin' News (12/17)

  • Trump picks Apprentice no. 4. “Niceness” finished first Thursday night. Randal Pinkett, while undoubtedly competitive, also seemed to understand the powers of diplomacy and mentoring. Trump praised the 34-year-old saying, “Randal, you’re an amazing leader. Rarely have I seen a leader as good as you, and you lead through niceness.”
  • John Spencer, who played Leo McGarry on NBC’s political drama The West Wing, died yesterday of a heart attack in a Los Angeles hospital, his publicist said. He would have turned 59 next week.
  • At the movies: this week’s releases. Peter Jackson’s remake of King Kong thundered into the theaters on Wednesday. The 3-hour movie packs a mighty punch with stunning special effects and a gripping story. Mel Brooks’ unleashes the musical version of his 1968 comedy The Producers on Friday. Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, who were the toast of Broadway starring as Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, reprise their roles to hilarious effect on the big screen. Be sure to stay to the end of the credits, where a special Will Ferrell moment awaits. And finally Diane Keaton, Sarah Jessica Parker, Luke Wilson, Rachel McAdams and Dermot Mulroney shine in The Family Stone, a warm and fuzzy film that could become a new Christmas classic.
  • Crossfire host Robert Novak leaving CNN. Controversial conservative commentator signs on with Fox News Channel. Commentator Robert Novak, who hasn’t been seen on CNN since swearing and storming off the set in August, will leave the network after 25 years and join Fox News Channel as a contributor next month.


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