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Comment Archives: stories: Cinema: True TV

Re: “True TV

Don't be a "hater".

Posted by smithappens on 01/30/2014 at 8:29 AM

Re: “True TV

You haven't watched it yet have you moron? High School???? Get a real job Junior.

Posted by Andy Martin on 07/11/2013 at 12:40 PM

Re: “True TV

I would like to show everyone the page for Hitler's Children DVD

Posted by Amanda Holmmes on 04/09/2013 at 8:51 AM

Re: “True TV

As the father of two teenagers, I found this column invaluable. I'm sure other parents here can empathize when I say I shudder at the thought of the increasing influence and presence of television in the lives my children. I certainly remember the strain I caused so long ago for my own parents when I began experimenting with television. The long, near hypnotic watch schedule that kept my mom and dad up all night with worry. Don't even get me started on the habits I acquired when we got our first satellite dish.

To think, I was even younger than my kids are now! television are everywhere and it doesn't help that the tv and movies make television seem glamorous and cool. This column helped me really approach the subject of television with my kids in an honest, open and non judgmental way. Because of the insights this column provided, I can sleep a little better and cope with the reality that I can't always be there to protect my kids from television, especially as they become adults. I'm confident that my teens, when confronted by a television show, whether it be network, or cable TV, are much better prepared to make wiser decisions than I did.

At the very least my children certainly know that they can always come to me if they have any concerns, questions or just need my support when it comes to the topic of television, all thanks to this column.

Posted by JM Bell on 03/11/2013 at 3:15 PM

Re: “True TV

Certainly I can't be the only one who despises this lifeless column. This was much, much better when Bob Grimm did it as 'Now Showing At Home'.
Why ruin a good thing?

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by mattedison on 02/21/2013 at 12:21 PM

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