PBS pledge time…roll out the crap

It’s that time again. Time for PBS to beg its viewers for money. And you know what that means don’t you? It means that PBS will start playing some of the lousiest programs they have to offer. The crap you only seem to see during pledge time. PBS will roll out all the motivational speakersContinue reading “PBS pledge time…roll out the crap”

the new electric company

How do I say this? How do I express my reaction to PBS’s new version of ‘The Electric Company’? How do I state it without sounding like a… bigot? Well, I’ll just say it. I hate it. Well, not all of it. There’s a 30 second bit with Jimmy Fallon singing the praises of theContinue reading “the new electric company”

what world does curious george live in?

I have a 5 year-old son and, because I do, I end up watching plenty of children’s programming. Programming I would otherwise be very unlikely to ever watch. Now, I know it’s for kids. And I know anything is possible in cartoonland, but some of this stuff really drives me crazy. My wife and IContinue reading “what world does curious george live in?”