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All Things Anderson is a blog dedicated to CNN's AC360 and its host Anderson Cooper.
The puzzle this week comes from one of the New Year's Eve promos.
And for those of you looking for a challenge, here's the same puzzle in a 91 piece version:
For those of you who will be in Times Square this New Year's Eve, the Times Square Alliance has posted a schedule of events. This one caught my eye:
9:58 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Hourly Countdown with Anderson Cooper
As we approach the New Year, Anderson Cooper will appear on the Nivea Countdown Stage to wish the Times Square revelers “Happy New Year”, read some of the confetti wishes to be mixed into the confetti release at midnight, share his personal wish for the New Year and lead the revelers in counting down to the end of the hour
Anderson talks for about 20 minutes discussing his career and then the remaining 40 minutes is a Q & A. The beginning of the audio requires a four letter word warning - Anderson is a bit frank when referring to the impact of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Some of the highlights from the Q & A include:
No 360 in :60 review this week. Maybe better luck next week, but I'm not counting on it.
If you haven't seen it yet, a couple of old pictures of Anderson from his Dalton yearbook have been making the rounds on the internet this week.
This next pic has to be from his early teen years.
Here is an article along with a nice pic that Cyn found on the LA Times website written by Choire Sicha who used to be an editor at Gawker. Refreshingly, it isn't full of the usual stock answers he gives. Midway through he has a 2 minute "off the record" conversation. I wonder what that's all about?! Here's the article.
I really had no intention of blogging Friday’s AC360. After all Anderson Cooper was officially on vacation and unofficially so was I. But I had the program on in the background while packing for my official vacation and found it too good to ignore.
Erica Hill was at the helm, which for me is always enjoyable. Lucky for us whoever produced Friday’s AC360 got all the politics, economy and bail out news out of the way early and gave us some extras that made it a great program.Tom Foreman gave us the skinny on holiday spending….the percentages of what was up (not much) and what was down (most everything).Joe John’s covered the bailout. (Are you beginning to see the 360 formula....economy, bailout, transition of power. Every night, same old…same old.) Ed Henry covered the transition…including the Blago situation, and then both men were joined by The Gerg to further hash out the non-events of the day. Gotta love David for saying if it wasn’t such a quiet news day no one would be discussing the Blago story. There was a light moment at the end of the panel when Erica showed Ed on Waikiki beach on Christmas Day.
I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and are looking forward to celebrating the New Year with All Things Anderson. We have a few belated Christmas presents for you, sorry I didn't get around to gift wrapping them.
Remember when Anderson looked right into the camera on Live with Regis and Kelly and told a viewer, who was having a bad day, that everything would be OK? I thought some of you might like to have your own personal copy of that to listen to when you are having a bad day. Here's the clip and the link to the site where you can download the file for free.
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It was at this point, when we thought we had seen it all, the guys told us there was one more little surprise (we prayed that it wasn’t Lou Dobbs playing Santa again). The room began to glow red and a shimmery shape began to appear. Could it be, was it Santa? Even better, it was hologram Anderson wishing us a very Merry Christmas.
Well at least we think it was hologramed Anderson. By this time the Anderblue martini bar had almost run dry and none of us were seeing to straight. But our hearing was just fine since we all were hearing loud noises outside the office windows. Finally! Santa and his sleigh pulled by eight little reindeer had arrived. No such luck, it was just the CNN Express signaling that it was time to load ‘em up and move ‘em out. They had a long drive ahead of them if they were to get back to work by Monday morning.
So there you have it, the details of the 3rd Annual ATA Christmas party. What’s that you’re asking? Did Santa ever show? Pretty sure he did since when reviewing our videos we came across this.
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