CharlesWhatNow, Alec Baldwin?

Alec Baldwin told New York Magazine last night at the National Dance Institute’s annual fund-raising gala that the end is (very) near for 30 Rock.  Whuck?  No!

“I will tell you one thing,” my dear Baldwin said. “And that is our show next year is our last year of the show.”

Baldwin’s contract with the sitcom is up in 2012, and he’s confirmed that he doesn’t plan on renewing it.  As for Tina Fey, Baldwin sees bright lights ahead. “Our contracts are expired [in 2012], and Tina is gonna have a big career directing films and writing. She’s going to be the next Elaine May. She’ll be great.”

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PS-Baldwin’s statements have not been confirmed, so we can’t be certain that he was serious (please don’t be serious).  We also can’t be certain whether Jane Krakowski is a gorilla or large dog.  I think I see ears, so…large dog.  She, Baldwin and Fey filmed scenes in Central Park March 22nd.

Meanwhile on, I came across Fey’s Proust Questionnaire.  It distracted me from Baldwin’s bad news for a short time-

A trait she loathes in others: “People who are proud of their ignorance.”

Her greatest extravagance: “Living in New York City.”  To that point, she values friends who possess “a willingness to come uptown.” (Amen)

A living person she most despises:Osama bin Laden. Unless we think he’s dead by now, in which case that guy who holds up the GOD HATES FAGS sign.”

How she’d like to die: “I would like to drop dead while introducing the “In Memoriam” clip package at the Emmys … on my 10,000th birthday.”

Fey’s motto: “Stop reaching for the stars!”