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Book Review: Called Out

Called Out:  Why I Traded Two Dream Jobs For A Life Of True Calling, by Paula Faris [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I have to admit that … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For A Journalist-Based Reality Television Show

Note:  When I am in solitude with nothing but my own mind for company, scary things result, such as this. In the interests of providing entertainment content that may or may not violate the Geneva Convention, I propose a reality … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For A Black History Channel

Not too long ago, some friends and I were talking about the desirability of a black history channel as we were dealing with jokes about Wakanda and the value of historical simulation video games, specifically Paradox’s EU4, which is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Simpsons’ Beloved Springfield

The Simpsons’ Beloved Springfield:  Essays On The TV Series And Town That Are Part Of Us All, edited by Karma Waltonen and Denise DuVernay This is one of the worst collections of pop culture essays I have ever read, if … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor:  The Life And Work Of Fred Rogers, by Maxwell King I have to admit that this book made me like Mister Rogers and his show a lot less.  That was probably not the intention of this particular … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For The Creation Of A Soundtrack Pop Format

From time to time I enjoy reading discussions about the formulation of various radio formats.  Although my current connection to radio is slight, at one time I was a college radio DJ and I have retained an interest in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Just A Geek

Just A Geek:  Unflinchingly Honest Tales Of The Search For Life, Love, And Fulfillment Beyond The Starship Enterprise, by Wil Wheaton It is easy to feel bad for child stars, as Wil Wheaton was for his work in “Stand By … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Am Lucille Ball

I Am Lucille Ball, by Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos Does making people laugh make one a hero?  I don’t think so, unless one was a comic in a World War II concentration camp or gulag who kept the … Continue reading

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Eleanor Rigby

Earlier this week I answered a random twitter question that asked what songs would be good to make television series from?  The first song I happened to think of was Eleanor Rigby, which is perhaps an easy thing to understand.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Everything I Need To Know I Learned In The Twilight Zone

Everything I Need To Know I Learned In The Twilight Zone, by Mark Dawidziak Having read two of the previous volumes of the author written about Mark Twain, I was curious to see what else my local library system had … Continue reading

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