(1) Sometimes I think the world is divided into George people and Junior people. Love George, no major issues, but where they differ I usually find myself on the Junior side. This morning, for example, in the hugely underrated and sadly underheard 5:30 segment, we learned that Junior is an Amy Poehler person and George is a Tina Fey person. QED.
(2) The real story at KTVT is not the departure of Babe Laufenberg, but Karen Borta's departure from the 10 PM news to CBS mornings. Very, very sad.
Quite sad indeed.
(3) Junior made an OK case for the non-averageness of Jason Garrett today. I dunno, man, I'm still not entirely buying it. He didn't get the defense to behave itself. He didn't finally get Romo to stop jumping around behind the O-line like Nureyev and option out of every play. He didn't cut down on the penalties or finally get some of his players to learn the plays. How do I know this? I don't, but I surmise it because he hadn't done any of these things in his prior years here. And I still think he's afraid of his players, lets them boss him around. But Junior persuades me that he's OK at communicating a consistent message and walking around.
(4) Now completely out on all "catch" talk. Don't mind Cowboys talk generally.
(5) Understand the "keep Dez, care less about Murray because hard to find stellar wide receivers and not so hard to find satisfactory running backs" argument. Still . . . anyone else interested in taking a real, real hard look at giving Dez a galaxy-class contract? Got a bad feeling about him, despite his growth on the field. And, of course, the Cowboys' long-term maladroit cap management enters into the discussion here.
(6) You think Cumulus would sell My Ticket Confession a booth at Ticketstock? Anyone out there know how much a small booth in an undesirable corner of the Irving Convention Center would cost? Any Ticket sales people reading this? Drop me an email.
(7) Favorite Kevin Costner movies: "Silverado" and "Malibu Hot Summer," nka "Sizzle Beach, U.S.A."
(8) Scattershooting, wondering why Ticketstock is returning to the Irving Convention Center.
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