Even when stuck in traffic on the freeway, we're working for you. Scanning the radio dial this morning, here's some sound bites we've captured:
* Armstrong & Getty (pictured at right) on KSTE 650 AM were in full rant mode on one of the hosts' favorite subjects - political correctness. They lamented the fact that people on both the left and the right will jump on anyone in the media who dares to be controversial.
Says Getty: "Self-righteousness is scary. And I should know, because I'm self-righteous."
Later, after a caller whined about how poorly men are portrayed in prime-time programming and in commercials, Getty muses: "Is there a dumb woman on any TV show? Just one?"
Two words, Joe: Paris Hilton.
As for sitcoms, you've got to consider Courtney Thorne-Smith's character as pretty dumb for marrying Jim Belushi's character on "According to Jim." In real life, no way that happens.
* More high-brow entertainment from Rob, Arnie & Dawn on 98 Rock (KRXQ 98.5 FM): Arnie went on an NC-17 rant against the new Elmo doll, with sound bites too bawdy to be repeated here. Here's one comment we can print: "Hey, is this the anatomically correct Elmo?"
* Speaking of high-brow, local NPR morning host Donna Apidone (KXJZ 90.9 FM) informs us that you can now "buy a watt" to support the station. Cost: $150.
There's not much you can do with the watt, other than brag to your friends. But still ....