I want to yell about his racism, but I can’t stop yawning.
I know hating Seth MacFarlane is as boring as Seth MacFarlane himself but have you seen the preview for his lazy new show? Christ.(via synecdoche)
Baywatch Nights by Derek Charm
Adam West on the set of the TV show “Batman” in 1966. From a series of photos taken by Richard Hewett for Look magazine.
Bobby Darin, with the Bobby Darin Dream Car.
Is this… is this what Homer’s Dream Car was based on?
And if you haven’t heard the amazing Dick Van Dyke episode of WTF, you should do that right now.
It sure is. He’s become awfully spry since I last saw him.
Has anyone in this family ever even seen a chicken?
Was there a Star Trek: Generations reference in there too, am I just too big a nerd?
(P.S. The X-Men don’t use a quinjet. P.P.S. I am too big a nerd.)
[T]he whole thing plays like a dream of the series that might have been; fewer faceless South American revolutionaries and more dudes in vampire costumes tossing grenades, and who knows what might have happened.
And just like that, I’ve been talked into watching MacGyver.
The producers of Power Rangers consider this an accurate depiction of Britain
I assume the lady dropped her tea before the clip started.
Is he holding his umbrella like a telephone in an attempt to block his face?
#5 - Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Green With Evil (1993)
Sometimes I get bored, watch the miniseries where they introduce the Green Ranger and make a fake Criterion for it.
1987: “Fred Rogers and his puppet detente”
Once known as “the nicest person on television,” Mr. Rogers touched millions of lives. His own life was one for service, as he himself liked to say, “Those of us in broadcasting are servants of those who watch and listen.” For 33 years he wrote and starred in PBS’s “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.”
Today marks 10 years since Mr. Rogers died of cancer and here are some photographs from the Post-Gazette’s archive, which describe different stages of Mr. Rogers’ career, capture his personality and even tell stories that are not so widely known.
In November 1984, amidst the Cold War, Mr. Rogers was part of what was dubbed “puppet detente.” Tatiana Vedeneeva, host of the Soviet children’s show “Good Night, Little Ones” arrived at the door of Mr. Rogers’ make-believe home in Oakland with an interpreter, gifts of Matryoshka dolls — shiny, painted figures which nest inside each other — and a videotape of how the dolls are made. Tatiana Vedeneeva wore a white blouse and a cream-colored sweater, at which Mr. Rogers later marveled, “Isn’t it nice that she wore a sweater?”
Vedeneeva’s “Good Night, Little Ones” ushered millions of the Soviet children to bed each evening, including yours sincerely, and was as popular among the children of the Soviet Union as “Mr.Rogers’ Neighborhood” was among the American kids.
On the day Vedeneeva visited the WQED studio, she and Mr. Rogers taped a segment together. The program was scheduled to air on Dec. 7, when President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev was due in America to meet with President Reagan.
Vedeneeva’s appearance marked the first time a non-English-speaking person and an interpreter appeared on the show. “That in itself is interesting for children — and that people can understand one another even in different tongues,” Mr. Rogers concluded during a break in taping.
While the Soviet TV host was at Mr. Rogers’ studio, a message board outside read, in English and Russian, “On the bridge of trust and the rainbow of love, Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood welcomes Tatiana Vedeneeva.”
Echoing themes Rogers covered daily on his show, the Soviet TV star said, “Small children will be looking at this show, and they’re going to understand that children around the world are really similar…We all want to get along with one another, we all want friendships, we all want to be cared for.”
Earlier that year, Mr. Rogers visited a studio of “Good Night, Little Ones” in Moscow. He didn’t go there alone. On that trip, he brought a puppet of his own, Daniel Striped Tiger. American viewers saw that clip on March 8, 1985.
The moral of the story, to put it in Mr. Rogers’ words: “Peace means far more than just the opposite of war.” Mr. Rogers’ caring and wisdom transcended every barrier. As cellist and virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma said in his tribute to Mr. Rogers, “His advocacy for children was truly an advocacy for the human race.”