Where is Ed Carroll?
Sat Jan 31 18:39:18 EST 2015
Ed now runs a social media company in the Springfield area
On Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 5:49 PM, Gary's Ice Cream <email@example.com>
> IMHO, Ed Carroll was the worst in terms of camera presence. He always
> looked like a deer in the headlights...with a broomstick stuck, well you
> know where. Schwoegler was one of the best. Pete (9inch) Bouchard is a
> buffoon, I like Harvey and Wankum. David Brown was good.....I did like JC
> a weather person but like her even more on Chronicle and as news anchor.
> Gary's Ice Cream, Chelmsford, MA
> www.garysicecream.com www.icecreamcollege.com
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> Garrett Wollman
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> Subject: Where is Ed Carroll?
> <<On Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:25:49 -0500, "Don" <Donald_Astelle@Yahoo.com>
> quoted Kevin Cullen's Globe column:
> > "In the meantime, I've been surfing through the channels, and it
> > occurs to me that I don't even know any of the weather people anymore,
> > except maybe Harvey Leonard. What the flip happened? JC Monahan's a news
> anchor now.
> > Where's Ed Carroll? Ed's from Quincy, for cripesake."
> Mike Wankum's been around for as long as I've lived here -- he was at
> 56 when I moved to Boston and he's now at 5, in addition to doing
> racing and some . And Barry "Hairicane" Burbank is still around, currently
> doing weekends on 4.
> (And it occurs to me that I know some of these people more by quirks of
> their accents than anything else. There was a woman on 56 whose name I
> since forgotten -- she got sent to the beach when Ansin acquired 56 and
> never made it back AFAIK -- who always said "hut"
> rather than "hot". If I were a dialectologist I could probably pinpoint
> where she was from.)
> But the rest of them -- I don't often watch local TV news, and when I was
> tuning around during the blizzard this past week, all I could think was
> *are* these people?" Guess that whole business about the Boston TV
> being loyal to their local TV personalities was just a bunch of hooey.
>  I will have been here for 21 years next Valentine's Day. What fraction
> of the current Boston DMA population either wasn't here or wasn't alive yet
> when I moved to town? I'm betting it's pretty substantial. Hard to be
> loyal to someone you never knew.
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