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Thanks To The New York Times For Featuring My Travel Adventures In Your “Frequent Flier” Column!

I’ve been lucky enough to be interviewed for some amazing newspapers… but being in The New York Times is the ultimate thrill!

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Brian Balthazar NY Times Mexico ArticleI’ve been lucky enough to be interviewed for some amazing newspapers and magazines… but seeing my name and face in The New York Times is honestly one of my biggest thrills ever.

If you haven’t seen the column before, The “Frequent Flier” column features profiles people who travel often for business. I have done a lot of traveling throughout my career as a producer and Senior Producer at NBC, MSNBC, and then as a Director of Programming at HGTV, as well as esitor of POPgoesTheWeek.com.

I was thrilled for Joan Raymond to share my stories! Here’s just one taste of part of the column… I hope you’ll click on the link to check out the rest of the stories!

“I was getting ready to sit down on one flight, and a woman asked me if I could help her with her carry-on. I said no problem. Then she handed me some crumpled bags and a napkin.

I took them, just because I didn’t know what else to do. Then I looked at myself, and realized that my navy blue vest, white shirt and gray pants looked like a uniform. She thought I was a male flight attendant.”

Truthfully, this has happened multiple times to me. I always try to be efficient with my packing, so I always end up wearing something professional on the plane. It’s one thing to help someone with their bag, but it took having someone hand me their garbage to realize that perhaps I should adjust my wardrobe a bit!

Again, thanks so much to everyone at the New York Times!

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WATCH: Nancy O’Dell Weighs in on The Trump Video on Entertainment Tonight

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Without saying Trump’s name, O’Dell, the mother of a 9 year old, had a message about the culture of objectification, and her hope for young girls.

On Friday, “Entertainment Tonight” host Nancy O’Dell inedvertently found herself thrust into the Presidential campaign when a 2005 tape was leaked to The Washington Post. The video featured audio of Donald Trump and O’Dell’s former Access Hollywood co-star Billy Bush making lewd remarks about her, women in general, and Trump’s approach to women he found attractive. (His ‘approach,’ he noted, was essentially forcing himself upon them.)
If you don’t know the story, then where have you been exactly? Okay. sorry. heres the link to The Washington Post on Friday.

While O’Dell did issue a written statement, her Monday appearance on Entertainment Tonight, her first since the story broke, called for at least some acknowledgement of it.

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The show, which usually starts with its iconic theme song and blasts into the entertainment stories of the day, began uncharacterisitcally quitely, without music, and a stoic O’Dell, explaining that the tape  “has thrown me in the middle of the political arena, of which I didn’t ask to be a part.”

The full video response is below, but the host made note that “there is no room for objectification of women, or anyone for that matter, not even in the locker room. The conversation has got to change because everybody deserves respect no matter the gender or setting.”

The mother of a nine year old daughter, she continued more passionately: “And as a mom, well I have to add that our kids, especially our young girls, need to know that their hard work, their achievements, their intelligence, their heart, are most important, and those things will not go unnoticed.”

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WATCH! Will Ferrell Co-Anchors North Dakota Newscast As Ron Burgundy

The marketing people behind Anchorman 2 are absolutely brilliant. Watch Will Ferrell co-anchor this local newscast with deadpan hilarity… and watch the regular news team try and keep it together!

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Will Ferrell AnchormanThe marketing people behind Anchorman 2 are absolutely brilliant. Watch Will Ferrell co-anchor this local newscast with deadpan hilarity… and watch the regular news team try and keep it together!

Ferrell co-anchored the full duration of the KX News in Bismarck, North Dakota, occasionally ad-libbing in between the scripted parts of the news.

Ironically, his signature line, “stay classy” didn’t make air because he jokingly missed his cue.

Anchorman 2 premieres on December 18th
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WATCH: This Mashup Of News Anchors Cracking Up Will Crack YOU Up!

Nothing makes me laugh like OTHER people laughing! Watch this awesome compilation of news anchors losing it on live television.

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News Anchors Cracking UpNothing makes me laugh like OTHER people laughing! Watch this awesome compilation of news anchors losing it on live television.

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