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Posts Tagged ‘Michael Idov’

Beck: “I’m a Crybaby. I Cry at Commercials”

beck_4-6.bmpNew York Magazine’s Michael Idov takes a car ride with Glenn Beck from FNC HQ in New York City to his “lakefront mansion in Connecticut.”

Beck says he’s “grateful” for his wealth “because we’ve been able to help people.”

He also talks about the emotion on his show. “I’m a crybaby,” he says. “I cry at commercials. I am 90 percent chick in that territory. I’m such an easy target. I’m surprised SNL hasn’t come after me.” (Our prediction — Darrell Hammond, who already has Chris Matthews and Geraldo Rivera impressions in his arsenal.)

Beck’s success and style (and tears) were a topic yesterday on CNN’s Reliable Sources. Click continued to see the segment…

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FNC’s Growing Group of Left-Leaning Pundits

wolfson_10-20.jpgFormer Clinton campaign staffer Howard Wolfson joined Fox News as a contributor in July, and has appeared on a variety of programs since he started with the network. New York Magazine’s profiles Michael Idov the FNC pundit.

What is Wolfson’s favorite FNC program to guest on? “Fox & Friends is my favorite show to do,” he says. “It’s not Lehrer. It’s morning TV. It’s light.”

Much of the profile is spent on the concept of, essentially, Fox News?! “People come up to me on the street — on the street! — and ask, ‘How can you be on Fox News? How can you talk to Rove?’” he says. “Well, I like Karl Rove. He’s smart. He’s funny.”

(photo by Nigel Perry for New York magazine)

Related: The Washington Post’s Howard Kurtz reports former New York Times reporter Judy Miller is joining Fox News as a contributor. Miller said today she is supporting Sen. Barack Obama.