Category Archives: Media

Music, Movies, TV ect

War of the Time Machines World.

No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that in a few short decades, cameras would be able to produce moving pictures. No one would have contemplated the possibility that both sound and moving pictures … Continue reading

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Blade Runner and me: Or Return of the Revenge of the Director 2: the Sequel.

One thing with posting random quotes on this blog, is that it reminds me of things that I would like to write about. In this case random quote 23 reminded me of ‘Blade Runner’. I feel like I have a … Continue reading

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Media Accountability.

An issue with the whole phone hacking scandal is that the background, the details, the causes can be picked over endlessly: the culprits can be tracked down, they can be charged and convicted of wrongdoing, even those in charge can be brought to book, … Continue reading

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Zapped Again.

Whilst hopping around the web I recently discovered a quote about $cientology, from Frank Zappa which I posted here: https://transremaxculver.wordpress.com/2011/07/04/random-quotes-no1/ And to ARS, where someone suggested that one of the Mothers of invention (Zappa’s somewhat fluid band) had been a $cientologist, … Continue reading

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Myopia and American TV shows.

Whilst writing recently about Sir Terry Pratchett’s annoyance at being asked to edit the character Death out of a film script based on the book Mort, I began wondering about other things Americans have said about British Film and TV that … Continue reading

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