Tag: tv

Dec 02 2017

I Can’t Stand Hype Culture

Something that I’ve been wanting to discuss for quite some time is the phenomena of hype being built up around seemingly anything and everything new.  Whenever you have something new coming up, you hear about it nonstop, and often times, in retrospect, you have to ask: why did anyone care in the first place? It …

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Jul 17 2017

The Lead Role In Doctor Who Being Played By A Woman?

News circled around the internet pretty quickly yesterday when the BBC announced that the next person to play the titular character of “The Doctor” on the long-running science fiction series “Doctor Who” is *gasp* a woman! In this case, the woman in question is Jodie Whittaker, an actress who, thanks to my lack of caring …

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Aug 18 2016

The Computer Chronicles – TV Meets PC (1999)

These days, if you want to watch a TV show, or a movie, or heck, even play a game, you can pretty much do it on any device you wish. Your computer, game console, phone, and even sometimes directly your TV itself can access YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, and other services for immediate streaming of videos. …

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Jun 19 2016

The Computer Chronicles – CES 1991

Before E3, there was (and still is) a tech industry event known as the Consumer Electronics Show, or CES. This show is exactly what it sounds like, a trade exposition where new consumer technology is shown off, much of the time in some active state, be it simply a demo version, beta software, or just …

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Jun 01 2013

Matt Smith leaving Doctor Who: My thoughts

The BBC announced it today: The Christmas 2013 Special of Doctor Who will be the final episode to feature Matt Smith as the role of the title character known simply as “The Doctor.” http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/doctorwho/articles/Matt-Smith-to-leave-Doctor-Who This comes weeks after the amazing Series 7 finale, which teasingly addressed the issue of the characters real name, as well …

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