FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2009 file photo, "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney, center, leaves the Celebration of Life Memorial ceremony for Walter Cronkite at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. CBS announced Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 that Rooney will make his final appearance on "60 Minutes," on Sunday's broadcast. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, file)
October 2, 2011 6:15:41 PM PDT
NEW YORK (AP) - October 2, 2011 --
Andy Rooney insisted he's not retiring. He's a writer, and a writer never stops being a writer.