I have no joke to tell here. Horrible news.
Amazing that he announced this with a straight face and a sense of humor.
During an appearance at New York's 92nd Street Y center, Trebek talked about who would be a good fit to take over his hosting gig.
“It’s probably going to be a woman, somebody younger, somebody bright, somebody personable, somebody with a great sense of humor, so I nominated Betty White," he joked.
It's amazing that a lot of 78 year old men are already in pretty bad health and are not anticipating an extended future. But Trebek didn't look like he is finished. Looks like he's planning on sticking around for a while.IMO his drive, determination, and sense of humor are the things that raise his chances of making it through