Category Archives: Television

Driver

Have written here and here about how people, when faced with the knowledge of terminal illness, often then accomplish so much. Unfortunate that we often don’t see the short line. Still amazed when watching Patrick Swayze in The Beast, pushing … Continue reading

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See That Life

David Brooks on Charlie Rose. The inner peace dimension: Though no inner peace for Charlie Rose.

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Charlotte Harris

Watching the Lawrence Welk Show. This one from 1973. Everyone in the orchestra is wearing orange suits, on the Nat King Cole special. All men. Then notice one female member of the orchestra–the cellist, in an evening gown. Not orange. … Continue reading

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Fail Away

…where the Tavis Smiley story shows up in the lower banner going across the screen, but seeming to be less newsworthy to merit separate story coverage. Where he says no Where is there wrong but no pull Where there is … Continue reading

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Feigning

Watched an episode of Two and a Half Men. One of few seen. Mother of the “men”, played by Holland Taylor, insisting that her sons host a party that she is arranging for herself. Then she doesn’t want to go; … Continue reading

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Charles and Eddie

Remembering the song, but never having seen the video. Behind over 18 million others, who have seen it. Encountering Vintage Channel and there it is playing. Written by Mike Leeson and Peter Vale. Thought it was two black singers, but … Continue reading

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I know how I want you to see me

From Mad Men, Season 7, Episode 3, “Field Trip“. Written by Heather Jeng Bladt and Matthew Weiner. Don Draper has lost his job, and did not tell his wife. Remember writing down what one thought was a quote, when watching … Continue reading

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