TV Back Talk, by Elayne Riggs

Elayne Riggs

Elayne Riggs is the creator of the popular blog Pen-Elayne on the Web. She was a founding member of Friends of Lulu, an organization dedicated to increasing the involvement of girls and women in comics, as readers and creators. She is married to inker Robin Riggs, with whom she shares two cats, and has odd love/hate relationship with Hillary Clinton.

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  1. Marilee J. Layman says:

    Heh. I just muttered back to the TV. The more thoughful news, in this case, Indian women serving as surrogate mothers, shows up on the news a couple days after it's in the WashPost. The reporter said "You can see all the news here" and I muttered "Two days after it was in the WashPost." The WP had both the NIU shootings and the Kosovo declaration of independence on the front page the day after they happened.There's a DC suburb named McLean and it's pronounced m'KLAYNE. One TV reporter insists on saying MIC lean.

    • Alan Coil says:

      You can always tell when a newscaster is new to the Detroit area when it pronounces the street Lahser as Lasher.Attention Powers That Be—I had to click on Existing Member to make this post. First time since the weekend.

      • Marilee J. Layman says:

        Yeah, I've had to sign in every day since it first happened.The thing is, this anchor has lived here 40 years. He just refuses to say the name right.