Rush Limbaugh, radio king and architect of right wing, dies
FILE - This Nov. 5, 2018 file photo shows radio personality Rush Limbaugh introducing President Donald Trump at the start of a campaign rally in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. Ad“The Super Nova of American conservatism,” heralded Ann Coulter. “Lies are facts.”Rush Hudson Limbaugh III was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to the former Mildred Armstrong and Rush Limbaugh Jr., who flew fighter planes in World War II and practiced law at home. Rush Limbaugh was on the air, and the public figure who would become known to millions essentially was born.
Rush Limbaugh, voice of American conservatism, has died
Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. Unflinchingly conservative, wildly partisan, bombastically self-promoting and larger than life, Limbaugh galvanized listeners for more than 30 years with his talent for sarcastic, insult-laced commentary. “We’re supposed to be horrified by the protesters,” Limbaugh told his listeners the next day after the Jan. 6 attack. AdRush Hudson Limbaugh III was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the former Mildred Armstrong, and Rush Limbaugh Jr., who flew fighter planes in World War II and practiced law at home. He attracts more listeners with just his voice than the rest of us could ever imagine,” Beck wrote in Time magazine in 2009.
Trebek remembered for grace that elevated him above TV host
FILE - This May 5, 2019, file photo shows Alex Trebek gestures while presenting an award at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Alex Trebek never pretended to have all the answers, but the “Jeopardy!" He taped his daily “Jeopardy!” shows at a frenetic pace, recording as many as 10 episodes (two weeks’ worth) in just two days. It had yet to bring in a substitute host for Trebek — save once, when he and “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak swapped their TV jobs as an April’s Fool prank.
Vanna White hosts 'Wheel of Fortune' after Sajak has surgery
LOS ANGELES, CA "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak had to have emergency surgery, and his longtime co-host Vanna White will fill in for him while he recovers. The show said in a statement that Thursday's taping was canceled as the 73-year-old Sajak underwent successful surgery to correct a blocked intestine. The 62-year-old White stepped in as host when taping resumed Friday for episodes that will air starting Dec. 9. The statement says Sajak is resting comfortably and looking forward to returning but does not say how long he is expected to be out or how long White will act as host. Sajak and White have co-hosted the show since the early 1980s.
4 things to watch for -- Saturday, October 26
Here's what's coming up on Saturday, October 26, 2019 on Local 4 News TodayAll Morning Wolverines vs. Fighting Irish#19 Michigan desperately needs to beat #8 Notre Dame. Were checking out some of the hottest costumes that your pet is sure to love (or at least youll love). Considered the anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccinationCelebrity Birthdays: October 26thCelebrating a birthday Saturday? Submit a Sunshine Award here and we could say your name on Local 4 News Today during our 6 a.m. show. Let to know the Local 4 News Today team betterLocal 4 News Today linksCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Contestant uses his intro to say he's trapped in loveless marriage
One contestant on Monday night's episode of "Wheel of Fortune" used his introduction with host Pat Sajak to tell viewers he is "trapped in a loveless marriage" to an "old battle-axe." The big-bearded contestant Blair Davis, from San Diego, said he owned a small trucking business, then went on to describe his family. "I've been trapped in a loveless marriage for the last 12 years to an old battle-axe named Kim," Davis told the crowd. "Absolutely, I love them like nobody's business," Davis said, smiling. Davis made some fans on Twitter laugh, with one writing, "About to start watching Wheel of Fortune again."
Is 'Wheel of Fortune' Contestant's Intro Best or Worst Ever? Today on Inside Edition
A "Wheel of Fortune" contestant's opening introduction is raising some eyebrows. Blair Davis told host Pat Sajak he was trapped in a "loveless marriage" and cursed with stepchildren. The recent shooting of Atatiana Jefferson has some wondering whether more emphasis is being placed on cop safety than civilian lives. Inside Edition visited a training center to see what prospective officers are being taught. For more Inside Edition stories tune in to today's show.
Why This Wheel of Fortune Contestant Got Awkward Laughs Introducing Himself
In more than than 6,000 episodes "Wheel of Fortune," never has a contestant said something as shocking as this man did Monday night. Host Pat Sajak asked a contestant named Blair Davis to say something about himself and the answer was rather shocking. "I've been trapped in a loveless marriage for the last 12 years to an old battle ax named Kim," he said. Contestant Proposes to Girlfriend From Game Show Stage: 'What Is Yes?' Video Shows Woman Going Berserk After Winning $11 in Trivia Game CrazeJapanese Game Shows Might Be the Wildest Programs in Television History
This 'Wheel of Fortune' parody account is possibly the best thing on the internet
Ladies and gentlemen, may we present to you the greatest Twitter account that has ever existed: Wheel of Fortune Answers. NONSTOP CLIMATE OF PANIC pic.twitter.com/VVw8B1QijN — Wheel Of Fortune Answers (@wofanswers) August 24, 2018This one pretty much sums up 2018 thus far. I FOUND A HAM pic.twitter.com/gjECPxkgCT — Wheel Of Fortune Answers (@wofanswers) August 23, 2018Yay for ham! WEALTHY MORON pic.twitter.com/NPmyRSxv8v — Wheel Of Fortune Answers (@wofanswers) August 20, 2018Well, if the shoe fits...A FAKE LOBSTER pic.twitter.com/xGGDQAggRx — Wheel Of Fortune Answers (@wofanswers) August 16, 2018Not sure how a lobster could be fake, but we're here for it! The account @wofanswers has become so popular on Twitter that it currently has more followers than the official Wheel of Fortune account.