OK, this just sucks. It’s bad enough Andy Rooney’s gone and we feel bad about it, but his college roommate died at a luncheon in his honor? Sigh. Hey, dude up above us making all the moves, mind just giving Andy a break for a couple of days? Thanks.
Andy Rooney: sad to see him go, love to watch him tweet
sad news Andy Rooney’s retirement might come as a relief to some people who think he might be too hard on chocolate chip cookies, but you can’t deny the man’s media presence. He’s written many books in addition to appearing in 1,000 “60 Minutes” segments.
consolation There are two really hilarious fake Twitter accounts for Rooney. A sample of their selection? “My great grandson is coming over tomorrow to attach my Twitter to my phone. Luckily, we recently got rid of our rotary and got a touchtone.” source
In honor of Andy Rooney’s pending retirement from being the full-time resident complainer on “60 Minutes,” our favorite clip from the curmudgeonly icon of complaining about things he doesn’t understand. In this case, eBooks. Rooney will reportedly make occasional appearances, which is the television way of saying, “we like you, but you’re too old.” (Larry King made a similar exit from CNN under this pretense last year.) Rooney is a youthful 92 years old.
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