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Rocci Fisch
Random Thoughts by Rocci Fisch

Rocci Fisch watches what's out there and has a lot to say about it. "Random Thoughts" is a quick-read, running commentary column which features his observations about the news, pop culture and the media, zested up with a unique sense of humor.

February 24, 2013

Michael Jackson's Son

Rocci Fisch takes apart Paris Jackson and his Entertainment Tonight gig; comments on the new look for "The Wizard of Oz"; explains a Starbucks experience; observes Oscar Pistorius's courtroom demeanor; and has some good things to say about the new Jude Law movie.

February 4, 2013

Beyonce: "I Will Absolutely Be Singing 'Live'"

Rocci Fisch analyzes Beyonce pre and post-Super Bowl plus others; sets the record straight on "American Idol"; mini-reviews "Les Miz" and "Zero"; takes a gander at the new "E.T." co-host and more. Read all about it.

January 6, 2013

My Tree's Still Up

Rocci Fisch drags out Christmas, likes Silver Linings Playbook, discusses Jimmy Kimmel's new time slot, comments on Diddy's clothes and Tebow's look, goes fiscal cliffing, rags on NBC's Jenna Wolfe, remembers Patti Page, speculates about Chelsea Clinton, cuts up Debby Boone's infomercial for LifeStyle Lift and more. Read all about it.

January 2, 2013


Rocci Fisch does a mini-Random Thoughts and takes a look at the Wax Vac for ear cleaning, talkative Rep. Peter King, Kim Kardashian, Kia's out-of-date TV ad and a little more.

December 31, 2012

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, The Court's In Session

Rocci Fisch looks at the fiscal cliff from a legal perspective; lists various jean types; rags on those Cialis commercials; gripes about Sunday talk show listings and more. Read all about it.

December 24, 2012

It's Christmas, Make Me Some Figgy Pudding

Rocci Fisch has some holiday-related observances about poinsettias on a TV news set. Darlene Love's annual musical ode on Letterman, the opening of Les Miserables and SongeBob SquarePants. Read all about it.

December 9, 2012

“I Went From a Hard Stallion to a Wet Noodle.”

Rocci Fisch takes a look at Mike Tyson, "Hitchcock," the "skinny" look, Axelrod and the "Barber of Seville," "Katie," a Dana Carvey-sound-alike, Beckham again and more.

November 25, 2012

"Hot off the Presses"

Rocci Fisch takes a look at the pre-Internet days of newspapers; "Lincoln"; the Sunday talk shows and what some anchors do; tweets on TV; Egypt's new pharoah; "The Sessions" movie; Twinkies; harem pants Gangnam Style and more. Read all about it.

November 11, 2012


Rocci Fisch looks at Gen. David Petraeus's intimate biographer; new Thanksgiving Day sales traditions; "cliffing"; dissension at "Weekend Today" and more.

November 5, 2012

Taylor Swift Is Red-Faced

Rocci Fisch riffs on the Taylor Swift ad campaign for "Red"; Oprah Winfrey "keeping the conversation going"; the last days of Romney/Obama stumping; Hurricane Sandy donations; USA Today's mea culpa; Frosted Mini-Wheats and more. Read all about it.

October 28, 2012

Sandy Churning

Rocci Fisch takes a look at early coverage of Hurricane Sandy, politics happening at the same time and the new Spielberg movie "Lincoln."

October 23, 2012

Romney and Obama Remain Seated

Rocci Fisch looks at what's new and interesting in the world of news, popular culture and the media.

Column compiled from Rocci's live blog during the debate.