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HeadSpace and TV

Posted in Free thoughts by dearestfriend on September 7, 2007

Well those of you who are new to this word.. will have to forgive me.. I have picked it up from some celeb talk.
Still need to verify its correctness. But I liked the word. So I am using it.
I am always the last person for getting glued to TV. I hope none of my family is reading it 😉

My parents would vouch that I can be glued to TV for days. And my spouse would vouch that I have complete disdain for TV. So you can see how much split personality I can be. Well Over the period of time, I have lost apetite for idiot entertainment. You give me some good mental food. I will take it from anywhere. Newspaper, Internet , TV , Gossip, email… just about anywhere… Yesterday I was torturing myself through toooo–elaborate weather news.. I wonder why Americans are so obsessed for weather. I mean so much weather news .. I have never got this who really uses this info. I mean california has stable weather, Why would someone be so paranoid about it. Then whenever you switch news channels, I bet within 5 minute you would encounter a wether word.
Another thing I have grown up to like is celebrity dishing.. Yeah Those stupid E! channel stories.. I like them ..Not for following them.. But to know how much world is unfair.. Some dont have food to eat ..and some have everything to throw away. It helps to put things in perspective. It tells which zone I dont want my life to go in.

Here are some nice quotes about TV.. some are really hilarious.

– All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching? ~Nicholas Johnson

– I wish there were a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There’s a knob called “brightness,” but that doesn’t work. ~Author Unknown

– Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other. ~Ann Landers

– I find television to be very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book. ~Groucho Marx

– Television has changed a child from an irresistible force to an immovable object. ~Author Unknown

– If you came and you found a strange man… teaching your kids to punch each other, or trying to sell them all kinds of products, you’d kick him right out of the house, but here you are; you come in and the TV is on, and you don’t think twice about it. ~Jerome Singer

– Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your home. ~David Frost

– They say that ninety percent of TV is junk. But, ninety percent of everything is junk. ~Gene Roddenberry

– It’s the menace that everyone loves to hate but can’t seem to live without. ~Paddy Chayevsky

– Everything is for the eye these days – TV, Life, Look, the movies. Nothing is just for the mind. The next
generation will have eyeballs as big as cantaloupes and no brain at all. ~Fred Allen

– TV. If kids are entertained by two letters, imagine the fun they’ll have with twenty-six. Open your child’s imagination. Open a book. ~Author Unknown

– Television: chewing gum for the eyes. ~Frank Lloyd Wright

– Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it. ~Alfred Hitchcock

– If it weren’t for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn’t get any exercise at all. ~Joey Adams

– The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television. ~Andrew Ross

– Theatre is life. Cinema is art. Television is furniture. ~Author Unknown

– Do you realize if it weren’t for Edison we’d be watching TV by candlelight? ~Al Boliska

– The triumph of machine over people. ~Fred Allen, about television

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