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  • Real World Frasier And Ally McBeel
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    Sex, luxury, and drama sells. But by watching television shows are we putting fantasy thoughts of reality in our head Isnt that why we watch television in the first place No one wants to turn on the television and see chubby, middle class citizens go to a cubicle for 10 hours a day, sit in rush hour traffic, get drunk every Friday night with the boys, and spend the rest of the time on the John. I think they had a few movies like that in the last few years, what were they called Oh yes, Box Offic...
  • Programs On Television
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    TV rots the senses in the head! It kills the imagination dead! It clogs and clutters up the mind! It makes a child so dull and blind. He can no longer understand a fantasy, A fairyland! His brain becomes as soft as cheese! His powers of thinking rust and freeze! An excerpt from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, By Roald Dahl, 1964 When George Orwell's epic novel 1984 was published in 1949 it opened the public's imagination to a future world where privacy and freedom had no meaning. The year 198...
  • Power Button On His Tv
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    The TV Era The 20th century marked the beginning of a new era - 'the modern age. ' ; Some of the greatest minds the human race has ever witnessed lived and worked during the last several decades. These 'fathers of technology'; , who arrived well ahead of their time, created the world as people know it. Car, airplane, rocket, are only few of the inventions that prepared mankind for the 180 turn. Some of the inventions found their usage in every day's life, such as: radio, toaster, washing machine...
  • Our Nations Drug Of Choice Television
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    Television: Our Nations Drug of Choice Television is our era's escape from what we now consider a chaotic struggle of life. I think we as a people feel life can be solved in an hour long Monday night special and that exact attitude is our society's problem today. Frankly we are a group of cowards who do not take the bull by the horns; rather we retreat to routine episode line up that we can supposedly relate to. Ladies and gentlemen we need to break free like Plato's slave in the myth of the cav...
  • Reality Bites A Generation X Film
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    Generation's View of Reality Ben Stiller's 1994 film, Reality Bites, portrays the broad based struggles of America's twenty somethings through a lighthearted glimpse into the lives of the movie's main characters. Four friends, recently graduated from college, find themselves over-educated and under-employed, a theme reiterated in the lives of many Generation Xers according to critic Marilyn Gardner. She states, "unemployment is higher for those under 25 then it is for the workforce as a whole". ...
  • Television And Magazines
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    Have you ever had an original thought Why do we dress the way we do, watch what we watch or even live the way we do. Through our means of entertainment, it is almost a guide in how one should live their life. With the technology we have in our world we are persuaded to believe what is right and what is wrong. Although we create our own world, our thoughts were imposed upon us since the day we are born. "What if the world is some kind of show. What if we are only talents assembled by the Great Ta...
  • Television And The Radio
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    One of the most important means of communication by pictures and sounds is the television. Most of what we learn comes from television. Just think of all that we see in just one hour of television-commercials, educational programs, sitcoms, etc. The TV is another source that we can learn from about lands far away, people, and places. You can sit in your living room while visiting Europe, Asia, or even Australia. Television is a huge influence on our daily lives, as shown by how much time is spen...
  • Television Newsweek Show
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    The golden age of television is a time when television united the nation as a whole. It reflected the way of living for a majority of Americans. The standard way Americans lived during this era involved a strong sense of values and morals. The structures and relationships of television linked people to a community and that fulfilled their social nature. The viewers of television in the fifties and sixties held similar beliefs to what the sitcoms portrayed. The programs that were available to vie...
  • Influence Of The Television In White Noise
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    Dana Kelly 04-27-03 ENG 123 The Impact of Television In Don DeLillo's novel, White Noise, television has a huge impact in the character's lives and it shapes many of their observations of the world. They spend a majority of their time in front of the television and gain much of their knowledge from it during the novel. The television screen controls each character due to its importance in each individual's life. The characters in White Noise are controlled by what comes on the television and bel...
  • Television As A Source Of Entertainment
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    Television today controls much more than just our time nowadays; it controls many of our actions and many of us actually depend on television everyday of our lives. Many of us use the television as a source of entertainment, but there are those individuals who use television as a source of information for commerce, as a guide for the weather and what they will wear for that day, or even for items such as daily horoscopes or stock quotes. Television has come a long way since it was first invented...

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