Update: Big Changes at Turner Broadcasting – Will They Affect TCM?

I used to watch TCM here in Canada awhile ago when Shaw Cable used to run it, plus a few other channels, hope Turner doesn’t turn the network into another AMC.

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osborneUPDATE 8/29/14 9 a.m. (ET) 

The departures are beginning at Turner, with the announcement that TNT, TBS and TCM programming chief Michael Wright would be leaving the company after a decade.

Original Post – 8/27/14

According to Nielsen, the average U.S. household receives 189 TV channels, but regularly watches only 17 of them. If you’re an Old Movie Weirdo, however, that number may be closer to one: Turner Classic Movies.

TCM is the only U.S. TV channel airing classic films 24 hours per day, uncut, commercial-free, and in their original, theatrical aspect ratio. As such, viewers (like this one) tend to support the 20-year-old network with near-religious zealotry. And TCM returns the favor, connecting with audience members through an annual film festival, cruise, sightseeing bus tours, monthly magazine, specialty home video releases, original documentaries, and brilliantly curated programming, which has extended from a single, linear channel to multiple streaming and on-demand…

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10 Things People Need to Be Protesting Instead of Adult Swim’s Black Jesus

Black Atheists

This blog post is mostly in response to this.

I’ve noticed something recently. What I noticed was the lack of boycotts and protests from people about important things. There’s this huge uproar about a new show on Adult Swim called Black Jesus. Everything was quiet – considering – in the world of religion until Black Jesus aired yesterday. What’s sad is people don’t need the government to distract us from important things, all it takes is a show on Adult Swim called Black Jesus to do that.

Well here’s a list of things people [especially black people] should be pissy about!

Number 1: Churches

Need I say more? They’re tax exempt. Why do you think you see so many of them on one street in your neighborhood? A hole in the wall can become a church and all you need to do is buy the building and call it…

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