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Quantum Leaps into the Unknown

Quantum Leap (1989 – 1993) I think most of us in the West can remember this television series. I know I do. What brought it to mind, this morning, was the dream I had last night. In my dream, I … Continue reading

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Something in the Air that Night?

Adam Lambert Again, this post was triggered by the Nick Merico appearance on American Idol this week. It took me back to season 8 when Adam Lambert auditioned, and then came second in the contest to Kris Allen. Of course, … Continue reading

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Truth in Advertising: the Eyes have It

Questrade As with all advertising campaigns, this latest one from Questrade is inspired. Because we are so good at reading people’s faces, they gave us a series of television spots that feature individuals with honest expressions on their face, in … Continue reading

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Modern Art: What’s It Worth?

Heartbeat: House Rules (Season 12, Episode 22) This show, as always, is full of nostalgia for the 60’s. And, once in a while, it raises questions about cultural issues. The comedy part of this week’s show (being shown on TVO … Continue reading

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Who is the Doctor?

Doctor Who: Season 12 Who said the Doctor has to be a man? The latest season opened last night on BBC One and BBC America. As usual it was full of farcical moments, and some ‘funny’ performances by the guest … Continue reading

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Braving the New World

Outlander – Season Four Due to the rising costs of practically everything, I took the decision about two years ago to reduce our cable TV subscription. As a result, we lost the “W” Network and access to the Outlander series. … Continue reading

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The “Real” Mister Rogers

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (From IMDb) Storyline Charmingly soft-spoken and yet powerfully incisive expressing his profound ideals, Fred Rogers was a unique presence on television for generations. Through interviews of his family and colleagues, the life of this would-be … Continue reading

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