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Andy Rooney Dead

Memorial Held For Andy Rooney

TVNewser | Chris Ariens | Posted 01.12.2012 | Media

Friends and colleagues from across the TV spectrum joined Andy Rooney‘s four children this morning at Rose Hall, bidding farewell to the CBS News es...

Andy Rooney's College Roommate Nearly Dies At His Memorial

Posted 01.09.2012 | Media

Note: this post has been updated to reflect TMZ'S correction of its reporting. Andy Rooney's college roommate and lifelong friend had a heart attac...

Andy Rooney Returns to CBS for Segment on What a Pain in the Ass it Is to Be Dead

James Napoli | Posted 01.08.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

"One minute, you're standing behind some scofflaw trying to get eleven items through the ten times or less line; next thing, you're the main character in one of those jokes where the representatives of three different social classes are being asked a leading question by St. Peter."

MannersWatch: Andy Rooney: Is It Wrong to Speak Ill of the Dead?

Steven Petrow | Posted 01.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Steven Petrow

If there's been a mainstay of high manners when it comes to the dearly departed, it is "speak no ill of them." But as the remembrances of Andy Rooney come pouring forth, there's been much debate about pointing out Rooney's various homophobic comments.

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney

Dan Dubno | Posted 01.07.2012 | Media
Dan Dubno

For many years, I inhabited a tiny cubicle just a few feet away from Andy Rooney's office in the Broadcast Center at CBS News in New York.

WATCH: Mika Gets Emotional Over Andy Rooney

Posted 01.07.2012 | Media

Mika Brzezinski got a little emotional on Monday when she remembered her former CBS colleague Andy Rooney. Rooney died on Saturday after complicati...

'60 Minutes' Pays Tribute To Late Andy Rooney

AP | Posted 01.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- "60 Minutes" has paid tribute to the late Andy Rooney with a rerun far sooner than anyone wanted to see. The former commentator died Frid...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, the New York Post became utterly unhinged over Occupy Wall Street, Grover Norquist ricocheted between being "the most powerful man in America" (ask Alan Simpson) and "some random person in America" (ask John Boehner), and Kim Kardashian failed to live happily ever after -- or even happily after 72 days. On the GOP campaign trail, Rick Perry tried to explain going all gooey over a bottle of maple syrup, Herman Cain gave a master's course in how not to handle a sex scandal, and Mitt Romney replaced Lou Gehrig as the luckiest man on the face of the earth. Meanwhile, the Party of No lived down to its name as Senate Republicans obstructed another piece of the president's jobs bill, blocking $60 billion targeted to patching up America's crumbling infrastructure -- earning the undying support of gaping potholes, collapsing bridges, and derailed trains all across the country. Andy Rooney would have had a field day mocking that one.

In Memoriam: Andy Rooney On Sports

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

For more than 30 years, viewers of "60 Minutes" were invited to spend "A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney" each week, until he retired from the CBS progra...

The Lasting Legacy of Andy Rooney

Dan McDermott | Posted 01.05.2012 | Media
Dan McDermott

Aside from the fact that he was classy, smart and a great writer, what really made Andy special to me was that he was one of the last of the people who were part of the beginning of television.

Andy Rooney Dies At Age 92

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 01.05.2012 | Media

NEW YORK — Andy Rooney so dreaded the day he had to end his signature "60 Minutes" commentaries about life's large and small absurdities that he...

'60 Minute Man': A Playlist For The Late Great Andy Rooney

David Wild | Posted 01.05.2012 | Media
David Wild

More than a decade ago, I interviewed Andy Rooney for Rolling Stone, and in person, the man did not disappoint. He struck me as quick witted, wonderfully grouchy and magnificently himself.