Tag Archives: TV

Good Advertising

On Saturday my daughter and I were watching the Notre Dame football game, when an ad came on screen. Most television ads for universities show picturesque panoramic views of their campuses, smiling, diverse faces of professors, students and alums, with … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Mind

The movie credits started to roll on the big screen TV in the living room. The dragon was slain, the evil demon was defeated, and the plucky heroes were left to rebuild the world. The couple on the couch stirred. … Continue reading

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Cable Defiance

“Hey Shep. Shepard!” cried Blake. Shepard stopped in the parking lot and waited for his colleague. “Did you watch the game last night?” asked Blake. “Nope,” replied Shepard. “I canceled my cable.” “What did ya do that for? You’re not … Continue reading

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At The National Broadcasting System Christmas Party

“Our ratings took a massive hit this December. We can’t have that happen again. I want ideas. Go,” barked Matt Lacao, CEO for the National Broadcasting System. The others in the room were stunned. “What?!?” shouted Matt. “Isn’t this supposed … Continue reading

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Reading the Media Tea Leaves

  At the second intermission of the Maple Leafs game Rainer made his way to the lounge. He hoped to schmooze with a few members of upper management that he spotted sitting in the platinum seats owned by the corporation. … Continue reading

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Spectator Sports

At the second intermission of the Maple Leafs game Rainer made his way to the lounge. He hoped to schmooze with a few members of upper management that he spotted sitting the blue line platinum seats owned by the corporation. … Continue reading

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What I learned from watching TV

This morning I woke up with the flu. I thought about taking advantage of the opportunity to read, but between the nausea in my stomach and the soothing buzz of over-the-counter medication, I settled for the offerings of daytime TV. … Continue reading

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