Beanery Online Literary Magazine

May 23, 2008

WHO CARES?

On Oct 3, 1998 Andy Rooney celebrated his 2,500th newspaper column, which were then appearing in 144 newspapers across the country (lagging behind columnists George Will and Dave Barry).

“The column,” Rooney wrote, “is usually about 700 words long. Seven hundred times 2,500 comes to

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