This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
Mailbag: Mailbag: CNET can't be trusted?
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

Mailbag: Mailbag: CNET can't be trusted?

3:44 /

One Mailbag viewer says journalism degrees don't cut it. Later, hater!

[ Music ] ^M00:00:06 >>Molly Wood: Hey everybody, I'm Molly Wood, and welcome to the CNET mailbag. This is a show where you tell us what you think about what we do here at CNET. Now a couple of weeks ago we did a piece where we asked our employees to tell you what they studied so that they could get jobs here. Apparently, the answers did not inspire confidence in at least one viewer. SpencerF25 wrote in, I check out CNET almost every day for reviews. Now that I know most of your degrees are in subjects like English and Journalism, not in communications, computer science or anything related to what you review, I will have to find a different place to get advice. Thanks for the help in the past and farewell. Now, SpencerF25 do you think maybe you should think this through a little bit more cause what you are basically saying is you can't ever read the business section cause the people who write it aren't MBA's. Don't ever read the sports section, none of those people are professional athletes. And dude, you could never read the obits. Absolutely none of those writers are dead. C, among many other's, wrote in to let me know what was up with the playoff's reference from Balki's hater mail last week and I'll have you know that our cameraman, Charlie, knew it right off the bat. I would like to let you know that the reference to playoff's from Balki was a snippet from a oft-used clip of former Indianapolis Colts, coach Jim Mora, ranting about the deplorable state of the Colts at the time and the snowball's chance that they would have of making the playoffs. Here's an example >>Jim Mora: What's that? Playoffs? Don't talk about playoffs? You kiddin me? Playoffs? I just hope we can win a game. >>Molly Wood: Jared was not the only one to write in and ask, so does Dan Ackerman talk like a radio show host all the time? Let's find out. >>Dan Ackerman: Hello mother. It is I your son calling you from the out halls of CNET.com. So did you TiVo my latest attack of the show appearance? What to get, what to get, let's see. Ruffles have got ridges, starburst, who the hell eats those, and then I think we've got the M&M's, they've got peanuts. No dollar, OK. >>Hey, do you know if it's still raining? >>Dan Ackerman: Clear skies today, high around 55. Chance of showers on Wednesday but partly to mostly sunny the rest of the week. And now Mr. Sergio Mendes. [Music] >>Molly Wood: Yea, basically yes, yes he does. We also got a nice sounding invitation this week. Come join us all day Saturday in the video chat, no cam required, for our muscle bear cam party, hosted by, oh, actually I think that might be spam. We get a lot of that here but we also get a lot of party invites, so I get kind of confused. And finally, just a few comments from you, the viewers. Dep112362, good morning from Madison, Ohio, 50 miles east of Cleveland. Good morning to you. Next time though, latitude and longitude. A little lover mail for Natali Delconte this week, lock419 tell us, loaded video update is great, first time watching it. Natali Del Conte does an excellent job. CNETTV rules! Kbogoja5 [Sounds like] said very, very good. And finally Lars wants to know, why do you always laugh when asking keep the feedback coming? Is this some kind of Sigmund Fraud type of slip where you don't really want to keep the feedback coming? Maybe your eggo, alter ego and id are out of whack. Oh, Lars. I laugh because I know I'm such a glutton for punishment. So on that note, keep the feedback coming, and let go my eggo. Mailbag@cnet.com or send me a postcard 35 2nd street, San Francisco, CA 94105. See you next time. ^M00:03:44 [ Music ]

New releases

5-inch Moto G fits your budget...
1:54 September 16, 2014
This budget Android 4.4 smartphone delivers on comfort, features, and price.
Play video
LG 55EC9300 OLED TV: the best picture...
2:58 September 16, 2014
With its bright whites and perfect black levels, the LG 55EC9300 lives up to the promise of OLED with the...
Play video
Canon SX60 HS packs all the zoom...
1:28 September 15, 2014
Want to get up close and personal? The SX60 has 65x optical zoom and one of the widest lenses on a camera...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 051: Microsoft buys...
21:19 September 15, 2014
On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss a jetpack that helps you run a 4-minute mile, a tiny radio the size...
Play video
On the road: 2015 Chrysler 200...
8:02 September 15, 2014
When the Chrysler 200 first came along, it was a warmed over Sebring and results were tepid. But the new 2015...
Play video
Top 5: Things we value most in...
2:52 September 15, 2014
With so many choices and features in the center head unit, what do we really value? Brian Cooley tells you...
Play video
Check out library books on any...
2:15 September 15, 2014
Many libraries now support e-books. Find out how to check out library books and get them sent directly to...
Play video
Car Tech 101: How to get TV in...
3:15 September 15, 2014
Brian Cooley tells you about emerging technologies that could make watching TV in your car a reality.
Play video