In keeping with the candid, sometimes hyper-dramatic tone of this column, the emergency appendectomy performed on MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann last Friday (which I read about this morning on had a heavy effect upon yours truly because (and I’m just going with a gut feeling here in more ways than one) something similar may be happening right here at HE central. I’m just saying this in case the column suffers a item/story stoppage later this afternoon, but it seems really weird that I would (a) read about Olbermann’s episode and then (b) suddenly develop the notion (literally seconds later) that I, too, may have a similar concern.