Category: Television

Pinocchio 18, America 0

By Mickey Friedman October 7, 2015 Webster defines “devolution” as retrograde evolution: degeneration. Deterioration, decline, and downfall. In the 1960s, when hope and illusion twisted themselves together, people used to chant “the revolution will be televised.” All these years lately,…

My crazy idea

By Bill Shein February 20, 2015 It can’t be called “spring cleaning” when the temperature outside is minus 5 degrees, but last week I was reorganizing my basement and found a file box neatly labeled, “1989 Correspondence, A-L.” Yes, I…

Goodbye Will, Goodbye Iraq

By Mickey Friedman July 9, 2014 We Americans love TV. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, American men watch 2.69 hours each weekday and 3.67 hours a day during weekends and holidays. Women watch 2.45 hours a week day…

Going, going, gone

June 7, 2012 By Mickey Friedman Things are different since Vladimir left. Now when I rant, mutter, or converse in more measured tones, there’s nobody listening. Vladimir responded in his own unique Quaker Parrot way and most of it went…