Ken Tucker, the film critic from New York magazine, and formerly the television critic from Entertainment Weekly, talked with Joseph Planta about his new book, Kissing Bill O’Reilly, Roasting Miss Piggy: 100 Things to Love and Hate about TV (St. Martin’s Press, 2005).
|Kissing Bill O’Reilly, Roasting Miss Piggy by Ken Tucker. (St. Martin’s, 2005)
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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:
Ken Tucker is the film critic for New York magazine, and from 1989 when it was founded, he was Entertainment Weekly’s chief television critic and critic-at-large, where his writing won him two National Magazine Awards. Before that he was the television critic at the Philadelphia Inquirer, where in 1984 he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He appears regularly on National Public Radio’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross; as well he’s made appearances on the Today Show, Oprah, Charlie Rose, Entertainment Tonight, and The O’Reilly Factor; whose host features prominently in the title of his new book, Kissing Bill O’Reilly, Roasting Miss Piggy: 100 Things to Love and Hate About TV. It’s published by St. Martin’s Press, and retails for $32.95 CDN, $22.95 USD.
Please welcome to THECOMMENTARY.CA, Ken Tucker; Good morning, Mr. Tucker.
Ken Tucker’s website is http://www.kentucker.net.