Brudnoy near death
Thu Dec 9 17:53:29 EST 2004
I don't know -- I can remember on several occasions he's given movies a
"dismal D" or even a "dreadful D-Minus" in capsule reviews he did on
As for the Alexander review, there's a more detailed one -- but with
the grade improved to C+ -- in the Framingham TAB...
David Brudnoy, along with Gene Burns, were the two "must-listen-to"
talk hosts for me in the 80s and into the 90s. They thought about the
issues. They discussed them eloquently, passionately, and, most
importantly, made me think. I've missed Gene ever since he jumped
coasts; I'll miss David now that he's about to jump existences.
On Dec 9, 2004, at 4:51 PM, Laurence Glavin wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Richard Chonak" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> To: "Laurence Glavin" <email@example.com>
>> Subject: Re: Brudnoy near death
>> Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2004 19:36:59 -0500
>> Laurence Glavin wrote:
>>> The only bright side: he probably didn't see "Alexander".
>> To the contrary, Brudnoy bravely faced the "bloated but
>> occasionally moving biopic" head-on. He gave it a C- in a capsule
>> review for Community Newspapers.
> I also commented that he probably went to the trouble of
> correcting papers before going to the hospital, and Brian
> McGrory of the Globe confirmed that he did. I don't
> know if he was an "easy" grader of papers by his college
> students, but he seemed to be an easy grader of some flicks
> that didn't deserve it. Maybe a he gave an automatic C- if the
> sprockets were evenly spaced!
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