How to make sense of Logitech's universal remote lineup
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How to make sense of Logitech’s universal remote lineup

When I was a kid there were two devices attached to the television in my family’s living room: a VCR and a cable box. And we had a universal remote to tie it all together. These days, the amount of gear in my home theater is far greater and it’s …

Netflix orders 'Space Force' season 2 at an awkward moment
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Netflix orders ‘Space Force’ season 2 at an awkward moment

Most streaming show renewals are expected or even humdrum affairs, but not this one. Hollywood Reporter and Variety have both revealed that Netflix has renewed Space Force for a second season, with filming due to start in 2021. It’s unsurprisingly to… Continue Reading…

IMDb's 'Alex Rider' is what the tortured teen super spy deserves
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IMDb’s ‘Alex Rider’ is what the tortured teen super spy deserves

During my teens, I was obsessed with an English super spy.  Not that one — although the aesthetics of Amazon Studios and IMDbTV’s Alex Rider do invoke a certain Double O from time to time. No, I was thoroughly engrossed by the adventures of Alex Rider, the hero of 13 …

IMDb's 'Alex Rider' is what the tortured teen super spy deserves
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IMDb’s ‘Alex Rider’ is what the tortured teen super spy deserves

During my teens, I was obsessed with an English super spy.  Not that one — although the aesthetics of Amazon Studios and IMDbTV’s Alex Rider do invoke a certain Double O from time to time. No, I was thoroughly engrossed by the adventures of Alex Rider, the hero of 13 …

Watch blues maestros Son House and Buddy Guy on TV in 1958
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Watch blues maestros Son House and Buddy Guy on TV in 1958

“I’m gonna take this thing here, right now, and I can make it say its prayers.” Above, blues legends Son House and Buddy Guy perform on Camera Three, an American fine arts TV show that aired on Sundays from 1956 to 1980. — Read the rest Continue Reading…

IMDb's 'Alex Rider' is what the tortured teen super spy deserves
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IMDb’s ‘Alex Rider’ is what the tortured teen super spy deserves

During my teens, I was obsessed with an English super spy.  Not that one — although the aesthetics of Amazon Studios and IMDbTV’s Alex Rider do invoke a certain Double O from time to time. No, I was thoroughly engrossed by the adventures of Alex Rider, the hero of 13 …

IMDb's 'Alex Rider' is what the tortured teen super spy deserves
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IMDb’s ‘Alex Rider’ is what the tortured teen super spy deserves

During my teens, I was obsessed with an English super spy.  Not that one — although the aesthetics of Amazon Studios and IMDbTV’s Alex Rider do invoke a certain Double O from time to time. No, I was thoroughly engrossed by the adventures of Alex Rider, the hero of 13 …

Watch Bullwinkle the television puppet tell kids to pull the knobs off their TV sets (1961)
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Watch Bullwinkle the television puppet tell kids to pull the knobs off their TV sets (1961)

In an infamous 1961 episode of The Bullwinkle Show, the Bullwinkle puppet encouraged viewers to pull the knobs off their TVs. Parents weren’t too happy. From the Lost Media Archive: It was reported that around 20,000 young children complied to this, causing NBC to receive a ton of letters from …

Watch this Nebraska broadcaster's hilariously awkward and direct 1980s celebrity interviews
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Watch this Nebraska broadcaster’s hilariously awkward and direct 1980s celebrity interviews

Nebraska TV personality Leta Powell Drake, now 82, is best known for her hilariously direct and often “inappropriate” interrogations of celebrities in the 1980s, a fine sampling of which you can view above. At the time, stars would travel around the country to promote their latest projects on local TV. …

Watch Alex Trebek's cursing outtakes from Jeopardy! promotional clips
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Watch Alex Trebek’s cursing outtakes from Jeopardy! promotional clips

“Dumb sonofabitch, you don’t watch it 24 hours a day.” Continue Reading…