Thursday, January 26, 2012

Another Fallen Idol

Megadowner on so many levels. You have faith in a few things? These guys are crocked doing this show? I have to give them high marks for being functional alcoholics. Maybe this is okay, but maybe not. What about people who were FANS of this show, reading this now. How do THEY feel? Duped? Or maybe they are thinking "damn I knew they were high."

Plus what if this affected the actual game? A bad call? Wrong letter turned? TV shows are edited pretty heavily, are there OUTTAKES from this period? There must be a few gems, even if they are in black and white, like this photo.

Ultimate downer is Pat Sajak hanging out with Vanna White. Why would she be with this talkshow looking douche? And not only with him on the air, where she is getting paid, but drinking with the guy and having a good time? Holy crap.
Can we buy a vowel ... err a shot of vodka?

Longtime Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak says he used to host the popular game show drunk. "When I first started and was much younger and could tolerate those things," Sajak tells Dan Le Batard of "Dan Le Batard is Highly Questionable." "We had a different show then."

The 65-year-old, who has hosted Wheel of Fortune since 1981, says he and right-hand woman Vanna White used to go to a local Mexican restaurant in Burbank during their two-and-a-half hour dinner breaks. That break gave the duo more than enough time to knock a couple margaritas back before the night tapings. "Vanna and I would go across and have two or three or six and then come and do the last shows and have trouble recognizing the alphabet. They're really great tapes to get a hold of," Sajak said. "I had a great time. I have no idea if the shows were any good, but no one said anything, so I guess I did OK."


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