Info Hunks(Random image. Refresh and enjoy.)
Eyewitnessed news guys.
Saturday, May 24, 2003

Abrams answers. I've been meaning for a few days now to post a link to an interview featured over at the blue earth's dan abrams group earlier this week. Here are my favorite parts...
What do you see yourself doing in 5 yrs? 10 yrs?
Next Saturday?
How did you get into wine collecting?
Do you play any instruments?
And here's the complete interview. Enjoy.

.: posted by Guava [+]
Monday, May 19, 2003

A sad day in Washington, D.C. today, folks!

White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer has announced that he's stepping down!

Though this news saddens me and several other of his floozies, I must say that I wish Ari and his new bride all the best. I hope I still see him around, though! The press briefings just won't be the same without him!!

.: posted by Guest poster [+]
Sunday, May 18, 2003

See Sanjay on Sunday. Ann had some news to share in a comments thread below and I wanted to post it up here where it's a little more visible.
There will be a segment on CNN on Sunday night May 18th at 8:00 eastern time by Dr. Sanjay Gupta on his time spent with the Devil Docs during the war. A true Dr. Gupta watcher would not miss it.
Thank you Ann. He seems to be making the interview rounds now that he's back from Iraq and it's all good for Dr. Gupta watchers.

Another commenter named Priyam left a question that I just noticed.
hey.. guava i got a ques ? but plz dun mind wat i ask! as i am new here . i was just wondering if these cnn hunks ever cum 2 dis site and look 4 the topics posted by their fans .. huh?
do they ?
That's a good question, Priyam. It would be nice if some hunks have visited and enjoyed this site, but I really don't know unless they write to let me know. So far, CNN hunk Daniel Sieberg has written that he was flattered by the site. Maybe one day we'll be lucky enough to hear from others.

Someone else asked a while ago about an email address for Dr. Gupta. I haven't found one yet besides the Ask Dr. Gupta page which has a way to send him questions. The page looks outdated but each story has a link under his picture to email him.

This method is for medical questions so of course I'm not encouraging anyone to send fan mail that way. There's a disclaimer in the message box too.
"Paging Dr. Gupta" is not intended to address specific questions concerning individual cases, so please keep your questions general in nature.
Hmm, I wonder if there's a way to send him fan mail in the form of a medical question that is also general in nature...
Dear Dr. Gupta,

What advice can you give to people who frequently find themselves infatuated with news correspondents?

For example, every time I see a certain swarthy medical correspondent on CNN, I suddenly feel lightheaded, my heartbeat speeds up and my eyes glue themselves to the tv screen.

Is there a cure for this condition?
I might look around some more for an email address before sending that one.

.: posted by Guava [+]
Monday, May 12, 2003

Hey, I'm really getting too comfortable with posting in your blog. You may just have to revoke my posting priveleges! :)

Anyway, on Patty's request, I have started a group for MSNBC's Keith Olbermann. You can find THE GROUP HERE.

I don't know what exactly is going to happen with it, but we'll see who hearts Keith.

I found a bio for him HERE. I'm still a new heart-er of Keith's, so if you have any information, please help me out!

Thanks! :)

.: posted by Guest poster [+]
Sunday, May 11, 2003

Lester replies!! That's so cool of him!! He REALLY rocks!!! He replied pretty darn quickly, too! Within a couple of days!

If you didn't heart Lester before this, I hope you heart him now! What a guy that Lester!!!

.: posted by Guest poster [+]
Thursday, May 08, 2003

That Glass guy. Being seen on TV is not an InfoHunks requirement, though it certainly doesn't hurt. Being heard on the radio can be just as nice, maybe nicer.

I enjoy listening to Ira Glass as host of This American Life. With radio hosts, I often create an image of how they look to go with their voice only to have it shattered one day when I stumble across their pictures. It's not so much that reality is bad or ugly, as it is that my flights of fancy do little to prepare me for real people. (For example, for years I pictured Dr. Drew of Loveline as a more intellectual George Clooney type in his late twenties.)

Imagine my surprise, then, to discover that Ira Glass is basically how I imagined him, a quirky cutie in striking black 50s-style glasses.

I'm a latecomer to the Ira Glass love fest, so I've been listening and reading up on this radio InfoHunk.
  • Someone's favorite episodes of This American Life.

  • "Silence is one of the secrets of Ira Glass' success...Glass takes the medium to a new level by refusing to fill dead air with empty chatter." (Utne.)

  • "This exchange with unlikely 'babe magnet' (according to the L.A. Weekly) Ira Glass is the most interesting part of an interview..." (Mother Jones. Here's another.)

  • He is insouciantly handsome -- in the way that someone who ignores mirrors is handsome, or perhaps in the way that someone who makes you feel important is handsome, or maybe in the way that someone who hasn't changed his manner of dress in decades and whose style has finally come around again is both handsome and hip. (Salon.)

  • "Goony public radio's like, um, irresistible virtuoso." (Horizon.)

  • A CNN profile with a pic. (Two more pics here.)

  • Press clips - many of these are interviews with him.

P.S. Do you know of any other radio InfoHunks? Who? (Please don't say Ryan Seacrest...unless you're prepared to wax lyrical about his hair. :)

.: posted by Guava [+]