Tag Archives: TV

True Life vs. … truTV??

August 19, 2009

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First there was the insipid Leave It to Beaver. Then Walter Cronkite. Then, Cosmos (gag). Then… game shows, soap operas, and the “miniseries.” As if TV could not hit any lower and couldn’t suck us away from true life any more, along came Jerry Springer and then “reality” TV. I thought that was rock, rock […]

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Here’s a Great Satellite TV Deal!

March 23, 2009

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One of my siblings recently informed that they paid upwards of $70 for cable TV. WOW. These days, with the economic crunch, I cannot believe people will pay such high prices. For TV service! The news reports I have read (at CNet.com) have reported that cable prices have gone up 77% since 1996. Yow! That’s […]

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Why Does Our Culture Think Kids Are Stupid?

October 31, 2008


This afternoon I took my two sons to the barber shop to get their haircut. The gentleman cutting my 14-year old’s hair kept up some friendly chatter. I heard him ask my son what kind of music he liked. “Hmm,” he said. “I like Spanish classical guitar.” The barber stopped his snipping mometarily. “Spanish classical […]

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How I Have All This Time

October 13, 2008


Warning: Rant ahead. I run a lot of blogs, seven at last count with four or five in the wings that I don’t update as regularly. People have asked me time and time again HOW I can possibly run all those blogs, WHERE in earth do I get the time? Rather than answer everyone individually, […]

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