Category Archives: Mass Media

Television, Radio, Youtube, and other mass media outlets.

Modern Comedy

One of my favorite movies is over 70 years old. Of course, I think I have good taste, as did the Academy. This film was the first film to win the grand slam – Best Director, Actor, Actress, and Picture, … Continue reading

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Women Running Away

Early this month, a female asked me who I found pretty. Of course, I replied her. I’m not stupid. She insisted on a more public figure. My first two responses were easy: Claudette Colbert in the Walls of Jericho scene … Continue reading

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The Myth of John Wayne

Perhaps the dominant myth of America, at least in the fifties, was John Wayne. At least one poll has named him America’s favorite movie star, and many idolize his 174 movies, according to IMDB. There’s even an John Wayne airport … Continue reading

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Quotes and Gilmore Girls

Because I feel like having a teenage myspace moment, but without the million friends, and my mom thinks I should do lighter topics, it’ll be fun to comment on Gilmore Girls for a minute. If you look at my TV … Continue reading

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God or the Girl

One of my friends told me about the short series God or the Girl on the A & E Network. All five hours aired over the course of a week, which was unfortunately too fast. This show would have gotten … Continue reading

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Dancing with the Stars

I just finished watching my TiVo recording of the Thursday finale of Dancing with the Stars, one of my favorite shows. This should not surprise any of my readers. I enjoy dancing, take lessons from time to time, and wish … Continue reading

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The Music of My Life

I’ve been thinking about beauty as well recently, particularly on lovely days like this one. Music, at least the best songs, can be part of the beautiful. Plus it’s almost a rite of Internet passage to write about one’s favorite … Continue reading

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Elimidate and Confidence: An Interlude

Television teaches me things about love. In a world with “Beauty and the Geek”, a U of C undergrad will compete. You shouldn’t need to click the link to discern beauty or geek. I have seen the show, but it’s … Continue reading

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Quick blogs from the third debate

I’m typing in comments while watching on TiVo. Pause breaks are mandatory. Both candidates are on message. 98 times sounds suspiciously like Ferris Bueller and his “9 times”. Or maybe it’s one short of 99 problems, and Bush secretly enjoys … Continue reading

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Nobody Roots for Duke

It’s about 7:45 PM on March 18, First-Round Thursday, perhaps America’s finest day. I was assisting my boss in grading from 10 AM to 6:30 PM, so I’m eating leftover pizza from lunch and running through the basketball from this … Continue reading

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