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Television Thu Aug 19 2010

I Renewed My WTTW Membership

Even though I wondered if we should support WTTW due to their weird/inappropriate spending habits and perhaps unnecessary layoffs, I ended up renewing my membership because the bottom line is that there's a lot of junk on TV and we need to support institutions that offer quality programming.

No, I don't work for that station and never have, but it's really nice to see alternatives to shows that cater to the lowest common denominator. At least Channel 11 attempts to offer more sophisticated programming, in spite of a few exceptions.

Maybe if more people become members, they'll stop doing so many fundraisers and use their money more wisely. Let's hope public TV doesn't go away because I can only take so much reality and trash TV.

 
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Architecture Tue Nov 03 2015

Paul Goldberger Describes the "Pragmatism and Poetry" of Frank Gehry's Architecture in His New Book

By Nancy Bishop

Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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Steve at the Movies Fri Jan 01 2016

Best Feature Films & Documentaries of 2015

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