I love television, but it seems television doesn’t love me anymore. I was raised by TV single-mother often worked two … Continue reading Community is dead, long live Community!
It seems like all of the television shows enjoy right now are mere mirror images of my own life. I don’t think that is a good thing. Walking Dead, Archer, and Eastbound and Down while each different in their style and approach all tell the stories of men who either once where great, or at least thought they were coming to the hard cold realization that things are not as they were and they are no longer the Alpha male they believed they were. Continue reading Me and Kenny P.
So last night (11/23/10), after The Bad Girls Club Reunion, I watched Sons of Anarchy starring Katey Sagal! It’s one of the best shows on TV even though it’s about a biker gang that makes the poorest decisions when coming to running an illegal enterprise on a consistent basis! After that I flipped over to TBS for Conan O’Brien whom I will love no matter how cool he’s become to people who I would never call cool. One of Conan’s guest was the lovely Christina Applegate. His second guest was a some guy who stars on the horrid ABC hit Modern Family. Which also stars one Ed O’Neil! The synchronicity of this was not lost on me, but it left me wondering (out loud even, you can ask my old-lady); “Where in the world is; Bud Bundy!” Continue reading “Where in the world is; Bud Bundy?”
Coinciding with the dawn of porn being introduced to family households across the world, a conservative backlash began. Stemming from anti-porn movement in the 1960’s and perpetuated by the feminist movement of the seventies, porn was under attack in the media just as its sales and availability increased. In 1978 Hustler Publisher Larry Flint was shot in an assignation attempt that left him paralyzed from the Waste down. Conservatives (who were mainly radical Christian Fundamentalist) and Feminist joined forces and by 1984 when Ronald Regan took office he immediately appointed a commission to be headed by his Attorney General to determine the effect of pornography on society. In 1986 the findings of the Meese Commission were released. The commission found that: “substantial exposure to sexually violent materials . . . bears a causal relationship to antisocial acts of sexual violence and, for some subgroups, possibly to unlawful acts of sexual violence.” Continue reading History of Porn part 3