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TLC sure does broadcast some crazy mess

The good folks at Urlesque brought up the point “the History, Discovery and Learning Channels are no longer anything like they used to be.” It’s something I’ve thought a lot about over the last 20 or so years: channels starting as one thing and then evolving into just another branded set of letters to pitch [...]

Must-see TV

My favorite show is Two and a Half Men with Charlie Sheen. The little boy who plays along because he reminds me of my son. It relaxes me, I need to laugh. Because it destroys the soul, if you are always sad.” – Josef Fritzl, the Austrian man who imprisoned his daughter in a sex [...]

what was there

There used to be a fireplace there. It’s still there, really, but not. It’s been covered over in cement, a final dousing of the evening flame. Now it is solid wall, painted dark green, the oak mantle still framing this staged hole, a headstone for the fireplace that was. But no matter that we have [...]




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