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.
Last week, I spent a week aboard The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's vessels after they successfully shut down Japanese whaling operations in the southern ocean whale sanctuary -- a victory 7 years in the making.
"The Ady Gil, when it was hit, sent out a Mayday. We weren't sure how quickly it was going to sink, and they [the crew] weren't either... The same vessel that capsized the Ady Gil is still tailing us, in fact."