[mythtv-users] OT: 3D TV
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Wed Jan 13 04:23:26 UTC 2010
2010/1/13 David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us>:
> On Jan 12, 2010, at 4:08 PM, Eric Sharkey wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 5:56 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>>> No, many people, including me, think that TV was better back then than it
>>> It was "entertainment", not junk, and the industry was still in the hands
>>> the people who created it, and not the bean counters who control it
>>> The Honeymooners actually started out as a 12 minute skit on Dumont's
>>> "Cavalcade of Stars", it later became a half-hour show.
>> Hmm. What could be funnier than threats of domestic violence?
>> I guess you had to be there...
> I gotta say, if you adjust for cultural windage, there's a lot of really
> funny stuff in The Honeymooners. Yeah, some of it makes modern audiences
> cringe, but there's a lot more there than wife-beating humor.
> I also think people dismiss modern TV a bit too easily. Yeah, there's a lot
> of reality show crap and "World's ___iest ____." But there's also some
> really sharply written comedy, like "30 Rock."
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Bring back Mr Ed
Because how can a show about a talking horse be a stupid idea?
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