Author Archives: Kevin Selle

About Kevin Selle

Chief Meteorologist, KFDX-TV. Co-host, WeatherBrains.

Release The Humans

I’ve just started Creativity, Inc., by Ed Catmull. In the first chapter I can tell it is going to be a favorite. Catmull runs Pixar. Here is one of the early money quotes: The definition of superb animation is that … Continue reading

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Boring, Unmotivated, Non-local, Milktoast…Passion and Prairie Dogs

From Dictionary.com [milk-tohst]  adjective:  easily dominated; extremely mild; ineffectual; namby-pamby; wishy-washy. I wonder if we could hear from the corporate office as to why everything must look the same. This is from Gannett. Can’t remember which market. Doesn’t matter, they … Continue reading

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Let me…entertain you.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about information versus entertainment and this thought provoking post helped solidify a few things.  The piece looks at the Brian Williams event.  There is much more comment out there on news as opposed to … Continue reading

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Thud

Hear that thud? Another leg kicked out from under the old model. The National Weather Service Southern Region Headquarters is promoting an experimental mobile web page. innovation.srh.noaa.gov/NWSwidget takes the user to a mobile ready webpage. Entering a zip code in the … Continue reading

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Beaten By A Giant Elf

Every Christmas we watch the Will Ferrell movie Elf. It is cute and wholesome, and of course, funny. The company Ferrell cofounded, Funny Or Die, just released…wait for the punchline…a weather app. And…it is good. Funny, I’ll broaden that to … Continue reading

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Over 600 Of Them

I’m particularly interested in the state of “closings” on TV these days. Last winter I watched the intro of a local newscast during a winter weather event where the anchor said, “Watch the bottom of your screen for closings, there … Continue reading

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The Parakeet Theory

Been thinking about the Parakeet Theory lately (no idea why).  It goes like this… I bought a parakeet. We became great friends and I knew my parakeet loved me because he would sing and talk to me all the time. I … Continue reading

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