Latest Eric Stark Stories

2008-10-13 06:00:30

By Eric Stark For me, it's all about the debate after the debate. The best TV viewing occurs after the candidates for president and vice president finish their discussions. That's when we find out who blinked too much, who twisted the facts and who was most convincing.

2008-09-29 06:00:24

By Eric Stark Even John Tesh doesn't think of himself as cool - just tolerable. That's where the debate begins: How much Tesh can you stand? Is he likable, or is he annoying? You decide.

2008-09-23 03:00:16

By Stark, Eric It's time. Finally. The new television season starts this week and, believe me, I'm ready. I've had enough of the reruns, summer replacements and reality shows. Both Fox and ABC networks are in good situations this fall. Neither has a lot of new shows, and that's not a bad thing.

2008-08-18 18:00:25

By Eric Stark Remember when some NBC executive came up with the "great idea" to put the 1988 Summer Olympics on pay-per-view? Sure, you had prime time coverage, but many games and events cost extra to watch. The idea flopped. Bet that exec works in a different capacity today.

2008-08-04 06:00:27

By Eric Stark It's been nearly 10 years - I was 26, single and still had hair - but I remember the moment like it was yesterday: my father driving the family van and turning up the radio, saying to his boys who were complaining about his selection, Oldies music will never die.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.