Mr. Microphone

Mr. Microphone

A new breed of TV will come with remotes that will let you can send emails or tweets by speaking into a microphone.

Never an early adopter, The Buzz will wait for TV Microphone 2.0. We’re hoping it will let us disrupt a meeting in the board room by telling Donald Trump to shut the #@%! up.

That’s gratitude for you: A former U.S. Marine interpreter arrested while on a trip to visit his Iranian grandmothers was sentenced to death as a CIA spy, the Iranian regime announced Monday.

You’ve got to wonder if it’s too late to give those 13 Iranian fishermen back to the Somali pirates.

Don’t know much about history: On this day in 1776, Thomas Paine published a pamphlet called “Common Sense,” which argued for American independence from British rule.

Fearing reprisal from the redcoats, Paine published the pamphlet anonymously under the screen name BigTastyTommy.

— Mark Carlson, Herald staff