Category Archives: Television

TCS: It Was the Best of Times – Rocky and Bullwinkle

Good Morning! ___________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Professional sports have been defined by its media, pay its participants and let students remain so.

  By ann summers   Brackets and rankings help set betting odds, and should those revenues get taxed also to benefit the participants besides the bettors. But in terms of the collegiate sports industry, it shouldn’t be about pie-slicing envy, … Continue reading

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Trump is more Doris Day Presidential than Modern Day Presidential

By ann summers While on the campaign trail, Trump said he didn’t want to act presidential “quite yet,” but promised at that he would become “so presidential that you people will be so bored.” “At some point, I’m going to … Continue reading

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post-Trump, how should the cinema treat #TrumpRussia

 By ann summers   The NSA analysis does not draw conclusions about whether the interference had any effect on the election’s outcome and concedes that much remains unknown about the extent of the hackers’ accomplishments. However, the report raises the … Continue reading

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it’s always about Lord Dampnut, even if he wasn’t at the Oscars

  By ann summers A LITTLE SAD! 5 A.M. BOWEL MOVEMENT AT BREITBART Lord Dampnut was so trolled by Hollywood tweeters that he instead chose to use Breitbart, an exemplar of FakeNews, to exercise his post-Oscars spew about the show … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga half-time shows how patriotism is greater than patriots … or falcons

By ann summers “In a Super Bowl performance that spanned her entire discography, Lady Gaga opened her act with a rendition of Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land,” which has become a popular anthem at rallies protesting President Trump … Continue reading

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Prezident Kozyr’s diplomacy as reality-TV genre

By ann sunmers   Reality-TV rather than Realism … Nikolai Volkoff is known for teaming with The Iron Sheik, with whom he won the WWF Tag Team Championship at the inaugural WrestleMania event, and also with Boris Zukhov as The … Continue reading

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