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Danson on Water

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As I mentioned in last Friday’s Scanner, Oceana board member Ted Danson will be live on CNN.com on April 1 in a 30-minute interview about the oceans.

Send in your burning questions and the actor and longtime ocean activist will answer them during the show.

Also, Mr. Danson was the subject of a long profile by Frank Bruni in the New York Times this weekend.

The article points out what many Oceanans know well: he may play egotistical roles on TV, but he is quite the opposite in person.

I was particularly amused by the end of the article:

Just before lunch, during a meeting with his editor at Rodale, he spoke in an animated voice and expansive style, saying that he had a biblical, grandiloquent notion for the cover of his save-the-oceans book, scheduled for publication in April 2011. The cover could show him in a Jesus-evocative pose atop the ocean’s surface, with the words: “Danson on Water.”

No sooner had he uttered that phrase than he took it back, desperate to clarify that he was joking — that he would never really consider something so, well, vain.


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