watching tv, or is it watching me?
Tod Stiles (Martin Milner) and Buzz Murdoch (George Maharis) on Route 66 an old black and white television show with great screenwriting and acting
The television, that insidious beast, that Medusa which freezes a billion people to stone every night, staring fixedly, that Siren which called and sang and promised so much and gave, after all, so little. ~Ray Bradbury, The Golden Apples of the Sun
“Democracy depends on citizens being informed, and since our media, especially television (which is the most important source of news for most Americans) reports mostly what the people in power do, and repeats what the people in power say, the public is badly informed, and it means we cannot really say we have a functioningContinue reading “Democracy ~ Howard Zinn”
I wish there was a knob on the TV so you could turn up the intelligence. They got one marked “brightness” but it don’t work, does it? ~Leo Anthony Gallagher
Theater is life. Cinema is art. Television is furniture. ~Author Unknown
People can sense when someone is real or fake on TV. -Joey Fatone
From the email inbox: ********************* In 1962 there was only one TV channel in Sweden, and it broadcast in black and white. The station’s technical expert, Kjell Stensson, appeared on the news to announce that, thanks to a new technology, viewers could convert their existing sets to display color reception. All they had to doContinue reading “Instant Color TV”
Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing? Samuel Goldwyn
The first toilet ever seen on television was on “Leave It To Beaver.” Source: tealdragon
Monday evening. 6:20 pm. While reading and going through the blogs I follow. While I am doing this, NCIS on USA is keeping me company.
Television is a medium because anything well done is rare. — Fred Allen
The question “Do you remember where you was, when President John Kennedy was assassinated”? The answer is yes. I was 14 years old, a sophomore at Lawrence High School. When the seventh period was over, which the last class of the day, there was a guy standing outside on the sidewalk, telling everyone, that theContinue reading “November 22, 1963”
Bet you can’t guess who this blonde beauty is………..look closely and after you guess or give up, scroll down below the photo. Francis Bavier – better known as Aunt Bee on the Andy Griffith Show.
I would say that most of this is true. Seen on: stewpic Dump