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Old 09-08-2010, 02:12 PM   #1
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Piers Morgan is the new Larry King

Piers Morgan? Hmmm....what do you all think?

It's official: Piers Morgan is the new Larry King | Ministry of Gossip | Los Angeles Times
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Never heard of him. Doesn't look like the suspender type either.
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He is widely hated in the UK. The leading UK satirical magazine, Private Eye, calls him "Piers Moron". He was narrowly not implicated in an insider trading / stock promotion affair a few years ago and was fired as editor of a major tabloid after publishing photos allegedly showing British troops mistreating Iraqi prisoners, which - unlike Abu Ghrain - turned out to be fakes.
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Piers Morgan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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It says he was born in 1965 - - I was a junior in high school that year. Guess I'm getting old (I know, I know, it beats the alternative).
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It says he was born in 1965 - - I was a junior in high school that year. Guess I'm getting old (I know, I know, it beats the alternative).
Check out this movie trailer with Cher. Yeah, I know she's had some "work done". But dang, 64 and still smokin'

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I saw an article on this about 6 months ago. Did not care then. Do not care now.
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Never heard of him. Doesn't look like the suspender type either.
Me neither. Whos is Larry King?
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Check out this movie trailer with Cher. Yeah, I know she's had some "work done". But dang, 64 and still smokin'
She's amazing! But I'll bet she feels like she's every bit of 64 after finishing her shows. That looks tiring.

It always amazes me when movie celebrities get old - - they seem suspended in time, on the silver screen, but Father Time catches up with them eventually.
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Know little about Piers, but Paris sure has a pretty tummy.

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Here's how much he's loved in the UK, from the Daily Mash, a UK "The Onion-a-like". Parental advisory: linked page contains much profanity.
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I like Piers. I never watched Larry King and won't watch him, though.

BigNick, everyone knows The Onion is a totally fake paper. Is The Daily Mash also?
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Why do those Brits have to take over everything?
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I always found Larry to be a decent enough guy, but he never asked any questions designed to elicit anything the guest wouldn't want to reveal anyway. LK show was primarily the guest's show, not Larry's show. So, in terms of learning anything important (say, how a candidate for President planed to take money from me) he was useless. Occasionally, he would interview a "personality" that I found interesting enough to watch. Rare, though.

The new guy? Never heard of him, don't care, unlikely I'll watch. I'd rather watch reruns than the usual LK (or soon, PM) stuff. But hey, if he puts his wife on, I might watch.

One thought: Couldn't they find any "local" talent to fill LKs shoes? We're already exporting all the mfg. jobs.
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BigNick, everyone knows The Onion is a totally fake paper. Is The Daily Mash also?
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I've never seen Larry King's show. I won't start to watch now. Piers has been seen by millions of people on primetime network tv so he's very recognizable by most so he should get reasonable ratings. I don't even now when or where the show airs and don't care to look it up.
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BigNick, everyone knows The Onion is a totally fake paper. Is The Daily Mash also?
I suggest you read a few articles at random and make up your own mind.

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I always found Larry to be a decent enough guy, but he never asked any questions designed to elicit anything the guest wouldn't want to reveal anyway. LK show was primarily the guest's show, not Larry's show. So, in terms of learning anything important (say, how a candidate for President planed to take money from me) he was useless.
About 6 weeks before the last UK election, Piers Morgan did a long interview with Gordon Brown, the Prime Minister who was deeply unpopular. One of the reasons for this was that he was seen as very aloof. So the interview was all about Gordon the Man, not Gordon the Politician. Pretty nauseating, but it sounds like he'll fit right in to Larry King's shoes.
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He has a way to go before he can truly replace Larry. The man is only on his second wife, for crying out loud!
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