Tuesday, November 21, 2017

By Any Other Name

Charlie Rose has always been a mystery to me. I get that he has fans, but I never understood why. I suppose he had a more "high brow" show than most, in some sense, but Charlie Rose was always about, well, Charlie Rose. Some interviewers enable their guests to speak, and some impose their views on their guests and most guests find it hard to battle back. "Exactly right, Charlie."

But forget the PBS show, which is what I'm describing. The CBS morning show? So weird.