2017 was a hard year for me and my family. It can go suck eggs. Welcome, 2018! But until it gets here day after tomorrow, here are the blog posts I liked most from 2017’s final week.
I used to really love television news, but hardly watch it anymore. It’s junk compared to what it once was. Ken Levine points out one way that’s so — without a teleprompter, a newsman has nothing to say. That didn’t used to be so, and he uses the great CBS newsman Robert Trout to illustrate. Read The world’s greatest Trout
Scroll to the end of this post for a bonus: video of a 1965 newscast anchored by Robert Trout.
Don’t bother getting an MBA, says Penelope Trunk. If you do, it’s a sure sign that you’re mediocre at what you do. Read 5 types of underperformers who get an MBA
This week’s camera reviews and experience reports:
- Ricoh 35 S (Gary at Film Advance)
- Zenit 19 (coronet66)
- Kodak Brownie Cresta (John Margetts)
- Nikon S2 (Mike Eckman)
Bonus! An entire June, 1965 newscast on WCBS-TV in New York, anchored by Robert Trout. Just listen to his wonderful voice!