Category Archives: television

Miley Cyrus holds up the mirror, and it doesn’t look good

The Video Music Awards were not on my radar. This is probably not surprising: I’m in my late 40s, I haven’t watched MTV in years, and I am not the target audience for this particular awards show. But yesterday I … Continue reading

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Reality TV explores the mysterious world of clergy families

I am a preacher’s daughter.  Does this make you wonder what wild rebellions I went through as a teen?  What scandals I brought on my family? My mom was a pastor’s wife.  Does this cause you to imagine her glamorous, … Continue reading

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Whedon Seminar, Session 3

Update:  Links to Sessions 1 & Session 2 This was such a good experience for me.  Have I expressed that enough times?  Let me say it again:  speaking on Joss Whedon at the Imaginarium was one of the highlights of … Continue reading

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Whedon Seminar, Session 2

I’ve been all caught up in the first week of school, but I haven’t forgotten that I  need post the rest of the Whedon seminar from the Imaginarium at Cornerstone. (Here’s a link to Session 1, if you missed it) … Continue reading

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Joss Whedon Seminar: Session 1

Hey, look!  I’m on the YouTubes! This is the first of three sessions from the Imaginarium at the Cornerstone Festival, on the war against evil in the Whedonverse.  The sessions were held in a tent, in in the middle of … Continue reading

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Link Salad: September 17, 2011

In the midst of Striker’s birthday weekend, I’ve got a few minutes to pass along some links I’ve been collecting. This essay on Fred Rogers, by a journalist who knew him, is very long, but beautiful and moving.  You were … Continue reading

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Link Salad: September 1, 2011

I discovered that there are several sites called “Link Salad”, but I’m over trying to be original.  I went through enough of that trying to name my blog. In contention for Worst.  Idea. Ever.  PETA plans a porn site.  PETA … Continue reading

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Ahhh, Facebook, you are making me ANGRY!

This is a pretty fair depiction of how I feel after spending a ridiculous amount of time trying to save photos from Facebook so that I can use them on my blog.  You see, I didn’t want to use photos … Continue reading

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When Music Videos Ruled the World: Billy Squier

My freshman year of college my best friend and I controlled the tv lounge in our dorm – at least late at night.  There were no physical intimidation involved and no money changed hands.  My friend just had such force … Continue reading

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One More Reason to Love the Internet: Stephen Colbert does “Friday”

Because I’m watching on the internet what I missed on TV.  This makes me laugh. I never said that my tastes were sophisticated.

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