Romney Loves Big Bird -- While Vowing to Kill Him!

During the presidential debate tonight Mitt Romney proudly proclaimed, "I love Big Bird" while also complimenting PBS' contributions to our society -- including "The News Hour."But the other half of his sentence vowed to end government subsidies to public television.That means no more Big Bird. No more Sesame Street, no more Mr. Roger's Neighborhood, no more "News Hour"... the list goes on and on....more
Okay people...let me make this clear to you. PBS  as a whole received about 400 million in ...more

This Show Takes the Biscuit: “The Biscuit Brothers”

TV Shows We Love: The Biscuit Brothers by Jan Hames ...more

A Personal Note from Mister Rogers

I was going through some old bins over the weekend & came across something quite special. ...more

Occupying "Downton Abbey"

Have you caught Downton Abbey fever yet? It’s the latest series from the 40-year-old Masterpiece (formerly Masterpiece Theater) franchise on PBS, and the season two premiere aired this past Sunday at 9pm....more
Did NOT like what happened tAnna last night!!!!!!!more

TV Documentary Series Elevates Women's Work to Stop Warring

By Ariel Dougherty, cross-posted at On The Issues Magazine...more

Do We Still Need PBS?

In fact, New Hampshire and Virginia and other states are in the process of dismantling their public television systems. Idaho is in the discussion process with the governor actively wanting to shut it down. On the federal level are two proposed bills to eliminate funding for National Public Radio and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. It comes down to money, politics and resources. ...more
I love PBS.  In an era where corporate interests too much dictate the information we see, PBS ...more

(UPDATED, VIDEO) Tina Fey Becomes Youngest Winner of Mark Twain Prize for Humor

Earlier this week, Tina Fey was honored at the Kennedy Center as the thirteenth recipient -- and at 40, the youngest -- of the esteemed Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. It's yet another accolade in an ever-growing list for the plucky actress/writer/producer and comedienne. Not bad for a self-described "super-nerd." ...more

You and me both, sister.

~ClizBiz

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Who's watching the kids?

So I write this as my two little ones are settled downstairs watching Blues Clues and playing – well when my oldest isn’t yanking her toys from her little sister’s hands! Let’s be honest, if they weren’t watching TV, I wouldn’t be up here in the loft getting some work done.   This from a mom who swore that her kids wouldn’t watch any TV or if they were it would be limited. Well, good news is it is limited (both in amount of and kind of)….bad news, they watch TV....more

Just a simple Friday Night

Unlike so much else around me these days, this is not a political rant from the counter point.  Rather, its a journey through the cookbooks on my counter.  I love to cook but I am not that great at creating recipes from scratch.  So instead of working from scratch, I scour cookbooks and recipes online and then tweak them where needed....more