Tag Archives: Television

Saturday Memories

For those of us who grew up in the fifties and sixties (and maybe even into the seventies) this should bring back fond memories. For all I know there are still cartoons on Saturday morning television – but I never think to watch them. And they probably aren’t the ones from my childhood, so I […]

Advertising II

Yesterday’s post about television advertising brought back some memories. Many years ago I remember seeing American TV ads for something called Rogaine. With Minoxidil (or so the ad stated). It sounded great, but nowhere in the commercial was it stated just what the drug was for. And I had no idea what either Rogaine or […]

Advertising I

I may have mentioned that I don’t watch much broadcast television. Too busy with other things to have my life revolve around a schedule I can’t control. Not to mention that I don’t find many of the shows appealing. On vacation though, things are different, the rhythms of life take a different pattern. Not to […]


I read in the newspaper that Netflix was adding a new television series, based on the Archie comic characters beloved by millions. I also read that it was an updated version, a reflection of 21st century social conditions. Forewarned, I watched the first episode of Riverdale anyway. The characters names are the same as in […]

Today’s Stupid Question Comes From…

    … the nice people at Bell Canada. At 7:01 p.m. last night an email from their customer service people popped into my inbox. It read as follows: Please tell us how we’re doing. L Anderson, Thank you for your recent call to Bell, at 3:51 PM on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. We’d love to […]

My First Crush

I don’t really remember her. Well, okay, I do. I know the name, I remember the voice, but how much of that is a true memory and how much has been added over the years? My mother was telling me about the first woman to steal my heart (other than her I assume). I was […]