My son and his buddies all got together this weekend to watch The Day Of The Doctor, the 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who. I understand that Doctor Who long ago hit upon a formula of appealing to the audience’s instinctual reaction to predatory pursuit, with a touch of warped reality added alongside playful tweaking [...]
I very much enjoy the actors on the British TV show Sherlock Holmes, but the season 2 finale, broadcast tonight, infuriates me.
We see Sherlock Holmes cast himself off a building, and bludgeon his head in a bloody mess that no one could survive… but then at the end, we see Sherlock Holmes alive! But [...]
These people had all come to Washington D.C., not to participate in any rally for anything, but just to watch television. [...]
RightNetwork shows that the Tea Party isn’t grassroots. It’s a corporate-funded right wing Republican creation. [...]
I went over to a friend’s house yesterday evening, to pick up a few things for a project we’re working on. When I knocked the door, he called for me to come on in.
He was sitting in his living room, watching his large screen TV. It was showing a woodland scene, with a small [...]
Last week, as part of a “community conversation” in the city of Auburn Maine, Monique Hoeflinger of Equality Maine shared the strategic vision of the NO on 1 / Protect Maine Equality campaign to preserve Maine’s new same-sex marriage law. My transcription of her remarks (including embedded video where these were shown to us) follows:
A couple of days ago, Jim Stiles of Stand for Marriage Maine put out the call for an actor willing to pretend to be a “real Maine” “teacher type.” Auditions are being held on September 2 at the South Portland Howard Johnson for a TV advertisement to air before this fall’s vote in Maine on [...]
The call went out yesterday from the anti-gay group Stand for Marriage Maine: SMM needs an actress willing to pretend to be a “working waitress type” and read a script explaining why waitress types in Maine should vote to ban marriage equality.
I’ve always thought I was the working waitress type. Unfortunately, I can’t be [...]
The Families for ED Advertising Decency Act has been sent off to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, but as for a full vote on the floor of House of Representatives, well, Congressman Moran can’t seem to get it up there. [...]
If you don’t feel strong enough to put that television into storage, why donate it, maybe to your local school district? [...]