Category Archives: Television

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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Twitter capitalism: a waterfall of cockroaches

By ann summers   Wall of zombies in World War Z (2013) … The film stars Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, a former United Nations investigator who must travel the world to find a way to stop a zombie pandemic. … Continue reading

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Goodbye Person of Interest, gone but forever prescient

Despite appearances, I am not that avid a Person of Interest fan, I just like the strength/flaws of Shaw/Root…a symphony.  The program was basically the problem of machine intelligence and the role of human ethics in its construction with a … Continue reading

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