Soon as I can get a few more sources I can completely trust....
Seriously, you're too nice and, yes, I am saying that as your friend.
You need to have an edge and be able to go for the jugular ... and also take a cheapshot here or there to get folks awake and the blood circulating.
The reason Al is successful is because he mixes very good information with strong opinions and rhetoric that he knows is going to stir things up in both fanboi circles and exec suites from Glendale to Anaheim, Burbank to O-Town.
He is very good at what he does.
Maybe you and I could have a Good Cop, Bad Cop Disney Column ...