Friday, July 27, 2018

Mr. Rogers Was My Actual Neighbour   

Television

Adam Eisenstat, writing for Vox: Mr. Rogers and the world I had stumbled into briefly after ringing his doorbell, the very world conjured on his show, offered a glimpse into how things could be if adults treated children with real … Continue reading →

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The New York Times ‘Breaks Bad’   

Television

Andrew Ross Sorkin, writing for The New York Times last September: On “Breaking Bad” on Sunday night, Charlie Rose referred to a column by Andrew Ross Sorkin in The New York Times. Here is an excerpt from that fictional column. … Continue reading →

Monday, September 23, 2013

Spoiler Foiler   

TechnologyTelevision

From Netflix’s Spoiler Foiler site: Behind on Breaking Bad? Now you can check your feed without fear. Any tweets with danger words get blacked out, as below. When you’ve caught up, it’s safe to go back to normal Twitter. Until … Continue reading →

Thursday, August 22, 2013

ESPN in talks to stream channels online   

Television

Casey Newton reporting for The Verge: Disney-owned ESPN has held preliminary talks to make its programming available on internet television services like the ones said to be under development by Apple, Google, Intel, and Sony. In an interview with Bloomberg, … Continue reading →

Ellen to Host Oscars   

Television

Bill Carter reporting for the New York Times: Reaching back to television for a comedy star, the producers of the Academy Awards telecast announced Friday that Ellen DeGeneres would return next year to host the annual Oscar ceremony. Mark your … Continue reading →