Thursday, October 20, 2011

Retro Top Ten: Dan Rather Closing Lines



From the home office in Sioux City Iowa...

Top Ten Ways Dan Rather Could Conclude 
"The CBS Evening News"

10. Put finger in cheek; make cork-popping sound
9.   Pretend to "sweep up" spotlight on floor
8.   Say "Nighty-night" and put head on desk
7.   Reveal which news story of the evening was the fake one
6.   Lick lips and say "Mmmm-mmmm, time for pie!"
5.   Give coded message to "Li'l Newshounds" fan club
4.   Wink and say "Pour the gin, Lydia, I'm on my way home."
3.   Hurl sweat-soaked scarf to female fans
2.   Light big cigar and say " Ha-ha! See you tomorrow suckers!"
1. Feed carrot to CBS news bunny

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