Ed Asner is pretty much what you expect him to be: a very straightforward human being. The man known to many as Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show,
and to a new generation as the voice of Carl Fredricksen in the movie Up
doesn't pull many punches.
I met Mr. Asner in Sarasota, Florida, following a performance of FDR,
which he is performing across the country. As he entered the room and sat down, he asked me how I liked the performance. Before I could say a… Continue