I went to Morocco, joined a band called Pegasus, ran out of money, went to Gibraltar and worked on the docks, writing songs about the sun and the morning and the birds.
Sometimes, getting up in the morning and brishing your teath is the hardest part of the day – it all just hurts.
I didn’t know that I could do a talk show. I didn’t know that we could bring variety to daytime. I didn’t know that people wanted to see singing, and dancing and comedy in the morning.
I think it’s been hard for people to understand how Islam can be a good religion, and yet the Islamists are evil. Those of us who have had experience with Islam understand this, just as we understand the difference between snake handlers and people going to church on Sunday morning.
I am up at 3:30, reading the op-ed pages and getting ready to be on the air by 6 A.M. on the set of ‘Morning Joe,’ and after three hours of TV and two hours on the radio, it is only 12 noon.