Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Gene Shalit to Leave Job No One Realized He Still Had

Posted By on Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 4:25 PM

Gene Shalit, the movie critic for the Today show, announced his retirement today, saying through his PR representative: "It's enough already."

(Seriously.)

Admittedly, I might not be the target audience for the Today show or for a 78-year-old movie critic, but I assumed he had retired years ago, possibly replaced by a mustached robot who spits out puns based on movie titles. Shows what I know.

Shalit plans to pursue other opportunities, which hopefully means a reprise of his '70s era variety show, but probably means he'll start a website or something:

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