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A Chapter Closes in My Life (i.e. Thanks, Dave!)

A quick post (yeah, it’s been too long) about the retirement of David Letterman: As most people know, Letterman left…

social media connects in sweet ways

I tweet. Really – I do! And I’ve met a lot of great people – many of whom are now…

a little more doctoring

As I said yesterday, “Day of The Doctor” was a brilliant episode for Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary. But this mockumentary,…

ooo-EEE-oooo – yesssss…..

Maybe that post title is a little odd, but… well… I totally loved the 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who,…

choices & the fiscal cliff

I’m totally baffled by the tempest in a teapot that’s being stirred up by the media over the so-called “fiscal…

ten on tuesday: shows of my youth

Today’s topic (as usual, from Carole) is “Ten Favorite TV Shows From [Your] Childhood.” What a pickle, if you think…

once again, u.s. olympics fans lose to nbc myopia

Back in 2010, I wrote a post on this blog that criticized NBC’s dumbed-down approach to covering the 2010 Winter…

ten on tuesday: oscar isn’t a grouch (except when he is)

Finally, Carole has come up with another topic I like: 10 thoughts on this year’s Oscars. So, without any delay…

random olympics: how not to broadcast a showcase event

I need only look at last night’s abomination of a broadcast from the National Broadcasting Corporation to see some of…

random olympics: nbc’s dumbed down games racket

For years, I’ve been critical of TV coverage of the Olympic Games by the United States media. They think that…

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