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WATCH: Andy Rooney Isn't Quite Finished Complaining

Posted 12.04.2011 | Comedy

Look, we're all sad that Andy Rooney will no longer add his colorful gripes to the end of "60 Minutes." He was simply unbeatable as a voice of the peo...

WATCH: Andy Rooney On The 'Idiots' Who Love Him

Posted 12.03.2011 | Media

"60 Minutes" turned its lens on one of its own Sunday night, profiling longtime professional essayist and grump Andy Rooney as he stepped down from hi...

WATCH: Andy Rooney Signs Off

AP | By FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 12.02.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Andy Rooney insisted he's not retiring. He's a writer, and a writer never stops being a writer. Even so, he delivered his final weekly es...

A Few Minutes About Andy Rooney

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.01.2011 | Media
Joe Peyronnin

Andy Rooney has been the voice of America for thirty-three years. He once described himself as, "a dead center normal average American." But the always modest Rooney is so much more.

WATCH: Andy Rooney Out Of Context

Posted 11.30.2011 | Comedy

Andy Rooney, America's favorite curmudgeon, announced this week that he'll be stepping down from the regular weekly position he's held since 1978 on C...

Andy Rooney Is Retiring and I Want His Job

Patricia Aranka Smith | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty
Patricia Aranka Smith

Dear CBS: Your oldest living and still breathing employee is just about to exit the building. It excites saddens me to think the only person that makes more sense than me is finally giving up this job so I can step in heading into retirement.

Andy Rooney and Me

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media
Maggie Van Ostrand

I don't care if he's married. I don't care if he's over 50. I don't care if he's a curmudgeon. I don't even care if his eyebrows enter a room five minutes before the rest of him. Andy Rooney's the guy for me.

Andy Rooney Bows Out From '60 Minutes'

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — On the broadcast they call it "A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney." They might better have called it "A Few Choice Words From Andy Roone...

Andy Rooney Ending Regular '60 Minutes' Appearances

Posted 11.27.2011 | Media

Andy Rooney is stepping down from his regular role as a weekly commentator on "60 Minutes" this Sunday. Rooney has been providing singularly crotch...

Confessions of a Budding Curmudgeon

Bob Simon | Posted 08.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Bob Simon

I always believed that people don't change, but now I know I was wrong. I am bad tempered, less patient, and grumpier than I used to be. I am just a novice in curmudgeonhood, but feel I can already offer some helpful hints to those coming my way.

Returning My iMac 2: Revenge of the Mac Lovers

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Joshua Kors

Why is it that people who would never say hurtful things to a person face to face feel perfectly comfortable lobbing verbal grenades at others when crouched behind a computer?

'How Dare You!': Q&A with Adam Carolla

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Joshua Kors

Adam Carolla takes a moment to talk with me about dating, Dr. Drew and whether radio's Adam Carolla really is Adam Carolla.

Andy Rooney's 10 Grumpiest Segments

TIME | Claire Suddath Tuesday, May. 11, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On May 9, 2010, CBS correspondent Andy Rooney used his weekly 60 Minutes segment to complain that he didn't like or understand pop music. TIME looks a...

Andy Rooney: I Will Work At '60 Minutes' Until I Die

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Andy Rooney says he'll work at "60 Minutes" until he dies. The 91-year-old CBS News veteran correspondent told TVNewser's Gail Shister that he never ...

Andy Rooney Gets it Wrong on Gambling...and Lady Gaga

Jodi Beggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Beggs

Andy Rooney needs to realize that taking away gambling because he thinks it's silly is no more beneficial to the economy than taking away Lady Gaga because he doesn't know who she is.

Andy Rooney: 'I Don't Know Who Lady Gaga Is' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Andy Rooney waxed on Lady Gaga and the country's other pop music stars Sunday night on "60 Minutes," saying that the rise of singers he's never heard ...

The Last Great Bartender

Ted Goeglein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ted Goeglein

To channel Andy Rooney, did you ever notice how local publications are obsessed with covering "The Best (fill in the blank: pizza, pedicure, pediatrician, Pad Thai, pet-walker, etc.) in Chicago!"

Andy Rooney On Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

It would be nice to have a gauge on us to let us know when we need to get some shut eye or when we've had enough, much like a battery light that comes on to tell us it's time to charge a certain device for optimal use.

Dead Folks, 2009: The Missed and the Not Missed

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Here's my own brief look at some of the more notable celebrity deaths of 2009. As always, they fall into two categories: "The Good Riddance List" and "The Folks We'll Miss List."

Andy Rooney Turns 91 With No Intention Of Retiring

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Ask Andy Rooney, who turns 91 today, about retiring, and he responds with his own question: "Retire? From what? Life?" No, just his job a...

Andy Rooney, "60 Minutes" Contributer, Has A New Book

The Atlantic | Peter Osnos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Andy Rooney turns 91 on January 14, 2010. For 31 of those years he has delivered the closing essay on CBS's 60 Minutes. These pieces are the main reas...

Did Katie Couric Fire Walter Cronkite's Voice...Or did the Cronkite family, make his voice "quit" Katie's show?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi Although I work on TV now myself, preparing for my own TV show "The Job's Whisperer" I started my career as a headhunter, then ra...

WATCH: Chevron's Ecuador Problem Forces Andy Rooney to Drop the H-Bomb...Something He Really, Really, Hates to Do

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 08.19.2009 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Andy Rooney hates what Chevron is doing -- leaving 18 billion gallons of wastewater and 17 million gallons of crude oil to pollute Amazonian communities, and then trying to pretend that nothing ever happened.

Robert D. Novak Is in the Book

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Scott Shrake

Of course, Robert Novak was listed in the phone book. Or is it an "of course"? Let's break it down.

Andy Rooney: Walter Cronkite Was "A Best Friend," "I Just Liked Him A Lot" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Elyssa Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After struggling to deliver his eulogy at last Thursday's funeral for Walter Cronkite, Andy Rooney spoke about his friendship with the recently deceas...