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Share your thoughts about television's top shows, get answers to puzzling questions, test your trivia knowledge and debate all things television with columnist Neal Justin, the Star Tribune's answer to Mr. Roarke.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: TV, television, Star Tribune

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The last blog (sort of) on Sep 24, 2009 in UncategorizedRemote Island is closed for business. This is my last post at this site. But don’t worry - TV blogging is alive and well at a more populated resort. My updates on the local and national TV can now be found at the new all-things-A&E blog ca...



The Emmy Awards: The morning after on Sep 21, 2009 in UncategorizedI blew it. In the 12 races I predicted, I only got three right. Granted, there were the three biggies - best comedy, best drama, and best movie - but still…not good odds. I should have recognized that Emmy voters love old favorites and movie st...



WCCO Radio suspends Dark Star on Sep 16, 2009 in UncategorizedWe have it on good authority that Dark Star, a WCCO radio personality since 1986, has been suspended without pay for a week after the “F” bomb was dropped during his pro football picks last Thursday. Others involved in the show may have a...



Review: Jay Leno’s first night on Sep 15, 2009 in UncategorizedSame host, different time. Anyone expecting that Jay Leno would emerge on his opening night in a tutu and working blue, must have been deeply disappointed. Based on just one night, Leno - for better or worse - is still swinging for singles right down...



Patrick Swayze dies on Sep 15, 2009 in UncategorizedThe “Dirty Dancing” star has died at the age of 57 after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. I was scheduled to meet him earlier this year, but his health forced him to cancel at the last minute. I still managed to get a column do...



Remote Island on the airwaves on Sep 14, 2009 in UncategorizedSelfish self-promotion: Will be on KARE-11 Monday night, right after Jay Leno Show and on Pat Reusse’s radio show at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. Also, look for “Leno” review later tonight!