by Kevin Allman
Anyone else see this promo for WDSU news the other night? It has sound clips from an interview that reporter Travers Mackel gave to Rush Radio morning hosts Caster & Walensky, who were full of praise for Mackel's coverage of the City Hall e-maelstrom. Nothing new about a station tooting its own horn, of course, but it's the last few seconds of the interview that surprised me (and, yes, made me laugh out loud):
Castner: I think Travers is now our favorite investigative reporter. I do, I do! I think ... what's the dude who's over at --
Wolensky: Lee Zurik!
Castner: Yeah. I think you've just replaced him!
Yo! Zurik! You've been called out! Obviously the only way to solve this is with an old-fashioned bare-knuckled newscaster parking lot brawl, a la Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy: