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  • Tonight Show With Jay Leno
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    Ask kids today what late night show they watch, and the answer will invariably be Conan O' Brian. There is an extensive amount of proof that shows more young viewers are tuning in to 'Late Night'; , than the 'Tonight Show'; , with Jay Leno. For one, Conan is considerably funnier than Leno. The original jokes written by Conan give his monologue the edge over Leno's obvious cracks about celebrity foibles. Also, O' Brian does an enormous amount of original skits that give the show a much-needed bre...
  • Effects Of Capitalism
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    The Jungle is written about a man, a woman, and family moving to Chicago from Lithuania, discovering it is difficult to survive, let alone get a job. The first major theme of the jungle 'socialism as a remedy for the evils of capitalism. ' Every event is chosen to show the failures of capitalism. As members of juris's family dies. It demonstrates the effects of capitalism on the working class as a whole. The second major theme is the immigrant experience. This sh The Jungle is written about a ma...
  • New Cd Dead Society
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    TAGS This is just a message for all of you that think we suck; we try to please ourselves and if you think our music is good well thanks. But if you think that your band or you could do better please send me your songs I would like to hear them... Now there are a lot of bands that I don't like and I think suck but I don't go on their web page and tell them they suck. One: I don't have the time to sit and badmouth a band I don't like. Two: I have a life. Three: I am not a DICK. So if you are goin...
  • Erik Estrada
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    (Frank Poncherello) Erik was born on March 16, 1949 as Henry Enrique Estrada in NY City. Back around 1968, he was in a dance troupe and earned $38 a week with free lunches and all the acting lessons he could take. In return, he had to perform daily in downtown Los Angeles. He had a 10-day hospital stay in August 1979 caused by on-set accident when he was thrown from his motorcycle and the 900-pound bike landed on him. At 510", 160 pounds, he was an inch shorter and 15 pounds lighter than Wilcox....
  • Er Show To An Outsider
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    Six Hours of Television In looking at modern television programming there are hundreds of shows to choose from. Picking six hours of television to analyze from the prospective of an anthropologist is by no means easy. It is easy however, to talk about what our nation looks like to others who have never been here. Everyone is gorgeous, lives happily, and overcomes all problems, but more on that later. Four hours of the programming I chose is perhaps the most popular programming this year, consist...
  • Next Few Years Carlin
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    Carlin, George 1938 - Comedian, actor, writer. Born May 12, 1937, in the Bronx, New York. Carlin and his younger brother, Pat, were primarily raised by their mother in Manhattans Morningside Heights section. Mary Carlin, a devout Irish Catholic, worked as a secretary to support her children after the death of her husband in 1940. Carlin attended parochial school and much of his negative religious sentiment stems from his experience as a Roman Catholic altar boy. Carlin completed two years of hig...
  • Bike On The Show
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    Orange County Choppers When I first saw the show, Orange County Choppers, on the Discovery Channel, I was a little bit confused about the premise of it. At first, the show is expressed as one about a family run business that builds custom motorcycles. But then, as I continued to watch the show, it occurred to me that it was intended to be a little bit more. Unlike traditional texts, "The structure of television makes us watch passively". (The World is a Text, by Jonathan Silverman and Dean Rader...
  • Final Tonight Show With Johnny Carson
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    Johnny Carson was born on October 23, 1925, in Corning, Iowa. He was raised in Norfolk, Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska. The actor / comedian was the host of NBC's Tonight Show from 1962 to 1992 and, though he inherited the hosting duties of the program from Jack Parr, defined the show and became the icon for late night television. For those thirty years, Johnny Carson was arguably the most popular entertainer in the country and America's most identifiable celebrity on televisio...
  • Chicago Hope
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    Chicago Hope, David E. Kelly's infamous doctor-drama, premiered on September 18, 1994. Six years later, the show was canceled after its final season's finale, which aired on May 4, 2000. Even though "Hope" couldn't beat its direct competitor ER in the ratings race, the show still had a lot of good things going for it. Chicago Hope was nominated for a myriad of highly prestigious awards during its run. Many of these awards were lost to ER and other dramas but leading-lady Christina Lahti did rece...
  • William Bennett Needs
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    In William Bennetts Announcing a Public Campaign Against Select Day-Time Television Talk Shows, William Bennett gives his view of the content that is being displayed on talk shows around the nation and also calls for a review of this type of programming; or as William Bennett says, to raise a hue and cry across the land; to cast some light on whats being produced and distributed (Bennett 29). Bennett examines why a course of action is needed against the entertainment on television and a few argu...
  • Howard Stern Morning Radio Show
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    Goodbye Good Programming When one thinks of original, successful radio shows in the U.S., one show definitely comes to mind, Howard Stern. The Howard Stern morning radio show has been the most successful radio show on the radio for some time now. Howard Stern created a show unlike any other; it is a morning radio show that has it all. The show has interviews with famous people, listeners can call in to the show with there opinions, current news, and most notably its sexual content and controvers...
  • One Guest On The Show
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    Intro to Sociology Miriam YunMitchellWhen asked about transsexuals, Mildred Brown, author of True Selves quoted that it is a "dilemma of feeling trapped in the wrong physical gender". Transsexuality is a phenomenon, which really has not been scientifically examined. Through talk shows such as Jerry Springer, Jenny Jones or the Maury Show, society tends to see a one-sided view on this matter. While watching the Maury Show, "Man or Woman", the audience's reaction to the transsexuals on stage were ...
  • Captive Of His Revenge And Mrs Lovett
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    Sweeney Todd is by no means a conventional musical; it takes several forms of music and theater and artfully places them together. Sondheim very effectively transports the audience back to Victorian England for a mad waltz with murder, mayhem... and meat pies. He also utilizes his skill as a choral composer to write some truly fascinating ensemble pieces accompanied by a very intricate plot with many elements carefully layered. There are several important thematic elements in this carefully writ...
  • Seinfeld's Everyday Life Situations
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    Seinfeld Seinfeld ranks among the best situational comedies of all time. It has been compared to I Love Lucy and The Honeymooners, both of whom received praise for there pioneering works in comedy. But I believe that Seinfeld takes the term sitcom to another level. This is accomplished by exhibiting the many attributes of the show. Seinfeld contains many characteristics of a great situational comedy. The reason why Seinfeld is a unique show is because of its coherence. This show has a variety of...
  • Abc's New Hit Show Desperate Housewives
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    Media today gives us gender stereotypes. From movies to television to even music videos, the entertainment industry gives people the image that males are more dominate over females by showing females as the foremost parental figure, homemakers, and sex objects. However, ABC's new hit show Desperate Housewives quickly made a dent in American pop culture not for these gender stereotypes, but the truth behind the most dominant female stereotype of housewives. Desperate Housewives goes behind the sc...
  • Art Show
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    Techno to me is fast paced. It is wild and new age. Which is in most cases the theme of this art show. I was impressed that so many different types of mediums could come together so well. The theme was very good for what was being shown. As for the sublime part. I felt a little un easy in the show. So much going on and in so many different ways was a little overwhelming. It lacked direction and labels which in a way I can understand because of the artistic appeal and to let each person take thei...
  • Rehearsal For A Show
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    Winkler Works Cited " An Acting Career". 1 February 2005. ". Actors". Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2004-2005 Edition. 27 January 2005... "Careers in Acting" 1 February 2005... Moore, Dick. Opportunities in Acting Careers. Chicago: Career Horizons, 1999.6-7. Yehling, Carol. Careers in Focus: Performing Arts. Chicago: Ferguson, 2003.5-13. Paul Winkler Academic English February 10, 2005 McArthur 10-8 Acting - Research Paper " OPENING NIGHT... IT'S OPENING NIGHT! IT'S MAX BIALYSTOCK'S LATEST SHOW....
  • Talk Show Format Like Sharon Osbourne
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    FIRST-RUN SYNDICATION Syndication is the practice of selling rights to the presentation of television programs, especially to more than one customer such as a television station, a cable channel, or a programming service such as a national broadcasting system. The syndication of television programs is a fundamental financial component of television industries. Long a crucial factor in the economics of the U.S. industry, syndication is now a worldwide activity involving the sales of programming p...
  • Enrich Weiss
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    My book is a biography about Harry Houdini. He was a famous magician. The book begins in Appleton, New York where he grew up. A boy named Enrich Weiss (Harry Houdini) was watching a magician's act. The magician did a trick with a bucket and coins. Enrich asked him how he did it, and the magician showed him. That day, Enrich learned what an illusion was. Suddenly his father came and took Enrich home. His father asked where he got the dime to get into the show. Enrich said he didn't pay, he just c...
  • Actor Being
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    Have ver heard of someone being discovered as an actor just for walking his dog? Well now you have. David Patrick Boreanaz, born May 16, 1971, in Buffalo, New York was walking his dog when a Hollywood talent scout spotted his intense brown eyes and his muscular body. He instantly singed David as a client. You might have seen his new show 'Angel'. You might have seen him on 'Buffy the vampire slayer,' but his first big role was as Kelly Bundy's biker boyfriend on 'Married with Children'. Raised i...

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