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A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

6 Really Tired TV Trends

I just noticed that the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has produced a new TV series called Pure.  It’s a scripted drama about (and I’m not making this up) a Mennonite family … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

TV is Dead: Long Live TV!

For a decade or so when I was young, I didn’t have a television machine.  It wasn’t because I have a philosophical argument with mass media – I don’t.  In … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hawkeye Pierce and the Rise of the Smart Ass

I blame MASH; not the book or the movie: the television series.  If it hadn’t been for it overstaying its welcome, we wouldn’t be fighting for our lives against the … Continue reading

October 17, 2011 · 15 Comments
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