On "Thursday," two big finales -- a season for "American Idol," a lifetime for "The Office" -- collide. Here's the "Office" story I sent to papers. Previous blogs look at "Idol" and the new Fox line-up.
By MIKE HUGHES
“The Office” departs Thursday,
after a long and odd lifetime.
It has drawn raves and awards. It has
followed the Super Bowl. And it has surprised its own pople.