TV or not TV -- that is the question

“…and he wants to go over to so and so’s to watch the game because we don’t have cable…” I was explaining the evening’s logistics to another mom watching our sons’ baseball game go into extra innings and why one of my other sons was texting me.“Yet,” she concluded, since she knew we had just moved into a new house.“No, at all. I have internet and phone already – I needed that for work right away.”...more

So what do you think of OWN?

So Oprah launched her 24/7 Cable Network OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) on New Years Day.  I tuned in and watched several episodes. This is what I have seen so far....  Enought Already with Peter Walsh - the organization expert declutters the lives of families everywhere....more

Sister Wives?

There's a new show on TLC called Sister Wives, about a polygamist family. There's the Dad, 3 wives, and 12 kids with one on the way. I'm super easy going with the lifestyles of other people. If this is what these people truly want, that's all fine with me. All of the wives grew up in this type of family, so they knew what they were doing. None of them were child brides and anything like that. And shockingly enough, the kids seem well adjusted and happy....more

In Sickness and In Rhinoplasty: Bridalplasty Marks a New TV Low, So Sign Me Up!

Do any of my people know any people at E! cable television network?  Because I want an audition, stat, for the most amazing, horrific, Frankenstein mash-up reality show competition to occur in these few precious months before the end of civlization:  Bridalplasty! ...more
No, I'd never watch it. When I remarried I was a 39-year-old widow with three kids. I figured my ...more

Why I love Mo’Nique.

I recently attended a taping of BET’s The Mo’Nique Show.  You know Mo’Nique that won an Oscar for the movie Precious....more

TV executive beheaded in Buffalo; husband charged -- what's Islam got to do with it?

Aasiya Zubair Hasan, 37, wanted to dispel post-9/11 stereotypes about American Muslims. In 2004, the Pakistani-born architect co-founded the Bridges TV satellite channel with her husband, Muzzamil Hasan, in their home in Orchard Park, NY, a suburb of Buffalo. That dream ended on Feb. 12 when Muzzamil Hazan walked into the town's police station and announced that Aasiya's dead body could be found on the floor of the Bridges TV offices. ...more


Big News for Big Media

The media news roundup for this Saturday includes important new rules from the FCC, ownership changes for two of the nation's largest news companies, an appeal from leading women's media advocacy group and a prominent White House correspondent busting a move. ...more

Hi Maria,
One of the disturbing things about the way this vote was pushed through is that, ...more