Andy Rooney: generally humorous
Garrison Keilor: never humorous
Jonathon Niese: the wretched pitcher for the NY Mets
Diego Murquia: the wretched manager of the Grand Hotel, the name of the greatest nighttime soap opera in history–shown originally on Spanish TV, now in season 3 on Netflix.
Max Headroom, computer generated character representing a dystopian near-future dominated by television and large corporations.
David Brock, character representing a dystopian present dominated by television and large corporations.
Alex Callinicos, British socialist
Bernie Sanders, American socialist
Raymond Jonkhere, the villainous banker behind the Salamander conspiracy in the Belgian show of the same name on Netflix
Paleontologist Neil Shubin, host of new PBS series on “Our Inner Fish” that traces evolutionary history
Louis Proyect (with Daisy)