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Andy Rooney: Our 'Lovably Cantankerous Commentator'

Even if he did get mean at times

(Newser) - If Andy Rooney is in the "great beyond," he's probably picking a few bones about "all that harp-playing" and "the long line at the Pearly Gates," Frazier Moore muses for the AP . And why not? It was Rooney's unmistakable style during a 92-year-life...

Andy Rooney Dead at 92

 Andy Rooney 
 Dead at 92 

Andy Rooney Dead at 92

60 Minutes commentator delivered final essay last month

(Newser) - Andy Rooney, the curmudgeonly commentator who spent more than 30 years wryly talking about the oddities of life for 60 Minutes, died last night at age 92. Just a month ago, Rooney delivered his last regular essay on the CBS newsmagazine. The network said he died in New York from...

Andy Rooney Hospitalized in Serious Condition

Former '60 Minutes' host in serious condition after surgery

(Newser) - Andy Rooney, who delivered his last essay on "60 Minutes" 3 weeks ago, was in the hospital today after developing serious complications following minor surgery. CBS said the 92-year-old writer's condition was stable and, at the request of his family, offered no other information about his medical problems...

Andy Rooney Signs Off With One Last Complaint

Rooney finishes '60 Minutes' career with thanks ... mostly

(Newser) - Andy Rooney delivered his 1,097th and final 60 Minutes essay last night, ending a 33-year relationship with the TV newsmagazine. "Not many people in this world have been as lucky as I've been," he said. "I've done a lot of complaining here, but...

We'll Miss You, Andy Rooney

 We'll Miss 
 You, Andy 

We'll Miss You, Andy Rooney

'60 Minutes' icon deserves his icon status: Matt Zoller Seitz

(Newser) - Andy Rooney is signing off 60 Minutes this Sunday, and Salon critic Matt Zoller Seitz is sorry to see him go. "Granted, the perception of the CBS pundit as a gasbag who overstayed his welcome isn't unearned," writes Seitz. But Rooney is perhaps "one of the...

Andy Rooney Ending Role on 60 Minutes

92-year-old has been contributor since 1978

(Newser) - Curmudgeon wanted: Andy Rooney is calling it quits from 60 Minutes, says CBS . The 92-year-old will announce the move at the end of this Sunday's essay, which the network notes will be No. 1,097 since 1978. Though a network fixture, Rooney has run into repeated criticism that he'...

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