Monthly Archives: December 2011

Realism in Hollywood

Television and movies have become so realistic that they are not realistic.  Hollywood productions are so melodramatic.  While situations may seem realistic, such as divorce, falling in love, etc. the situations are overdone.  Everything is magnified in Hollywood.  For example, … Continue reading

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A Critique of “Dora the Explorer” and Popular Culture

Television shows have become very unintellectual in recent days, especially children’s shows.  When I was growing up, shows like “Sesame Street,” “Winnie the Pooh,” “Full House,” and “Growing Pains” were screened.  These shows demonstrated good morals and values such as … Continue reading

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Saved by Demons

The short story “any major dude” by Paul Di Filippo plays with the term “Maxwell’s Demons” and connotations associated with the words.  The story plays on both scientific and religious references similar to demon-creator, James Clerk Maxwell, and it institutes … Continue reading

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