This person found a way of viewing today’s sad news through the hopeful eyes of the character and show Doctor WHO.
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Mass media impacts lives, and each generation adopts current technology for the sharing of information, communication and entertainment. Five years ago, during my last round of college, I realized how differently my younger colleagues in class were experiencing media than I had. I use the Internet, but I’m a different animal. I was part of the first television generation. Continue reading
Jory Squibb built a microcar, which he named Moonbeam. It took 1000 hours and $2500 in materials – mostly Honda Elite scooter parts. It holds two adults, includes a heater, goes 45mph and has a range of 200 miles on a 2-gallon tank. I know how to do lots of things, but not this kind of thing. Here’s where I’ve been reading how to Continue reading
As of next week I will have been blogging for a year. Since this time last year I’ve moved to a new home thousands of miles from the previous one, begun a new profession, and published over 100 thousand words in this space, but that’s not all. I’ve also become a WHOVIAN, a fan of the British (BBC Wales) TV show “Doctor Who”. Continue reading
Some of my readers urged me to write about another odd job I held once, but at the time I deferred because it was an unusual experience of real evil, the kind that swims in the dark river of sludge beneath all capitalism. Continue reading
Paddy Chayefsky was a prophet. When he wrote the oscar-winning screenplay for the 1976 film Network, he predicted that the news divisions would become subservient to the entertainment divisions of TV networks, because the profit motive is more powerful than the intent to provide a public service free from the need to be selling something to the audience besides the facts. Continue reading