Emmy Award winning Showtime modern family drama series Shameless premieres its 6th season tonight and you can watch the first episode for free here:
Both major premium-content networks HBO and Showtime now offer their subscription-based services purely online via Hulu, and HBONOW. As more and more viewers are accessing their content online, streaming is becoming more and more of a mainstay in big-time entertainment.
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Eight time Emmy-award winning Showtime series Homeland concludes its 5th season tonight as it continues to tackle current real world issues, like ISIS’ proclamation of a world-wide caliphate that aims to “redraw the map” in the Middle-East, and ISIS’ attack on an innocent European city in the name if Jihad.
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Strangers in Strange Lands
A gypsy of a strange and distant time
Travelling in panic all direction blind
Aching for the warmth of a burning sun
Freezing in the emptiness of where he’d come from
Left without a hope of coming home.
Gypsy — Moody Blues
He didn’t want to be a gypsy, he wasn’t really a gypsy by nature, but he left without a hope of coming home.
The world and himself made him a gypsy, an exile: a stranger in strange lands.
But he did push for the burning sun. It technically is called RADIATION. Order AND Disorder.
Lichtquant — Albert Einstein
A Photon — a light quantum
And every one, except one of his mentors, his older fellow exiles, including Einstein, eventually disagreed with Teller Ede, making him an exile three times: a stranger in strange lands, all his life.
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Three-time Best Drama Series Emmy nominee Downton Abbey premieres its fifth season in America tonight and has a fighting chance this year to take home the big prize. Wouldn’t it be loverly. The critically-acclaimed British period drama won Outstanding Miniseries or Movie in it’s first year (2011), but hasn’t won since it entered the big leagues (Best Drama Series). It will likely have stiff competition yet again this year including Mad Men, The Affair, Game of Thrones, The Good Wife, and House of Cards, though powerhouse Breaking Bad concluded and will be out of the race this year leaving the category wide open.
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“It’s always consciousness — of“
I can see and hear him very distinctly now in my consciousness, even though he is gone.
My father had said it to me, on quite of few times, and it’s full impact has finally come home…
Because of another person, who I was barely conscious of … most of my life. And I never met the man.
But James and Sharon know him. There is the two degrees of physical separation.
But the abstract connections are deeper.
It is called the Gestalt.
For my father and Nathaniel Branden had at least two things in common…
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He wasn’t talented enough, he thought.
To join Disney Animation Studios as an animator.
So he became a scientist
A Computer Scientist.
He has had a hand in innovating with a team, in a whole new way.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Now he is the President of Disney Animation Studios… and Pixar Animation Studios … and Disney Toons Studios.
Computer Science, Ed Catmull, and Innovation has come a long way baby…
And you haven’t seen nothing yet.
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But what if your mother, or father, (and society) are NOT conducive to your natural talents? Oh! What Lucky Men They WAS!
NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER INVENTION.
PASSION REQUIRES TEMPERAMENT AND CIRCUMSTANCE
Because you know it is about Life Itself: That Relational Thing.
What a Dream.
The Dream Team of Olympic Basketball: Michael, Magic, Larry …
BUT, THIS is about the OTHER DREAM TEAM.
They couldn’t even imagine their Dream in the beginning, it had been so long ago.
The Dream of Freedom…
It takes a Nation, with a little luck, grit, and passion.
“Yeah, And it’s a bigger dream.”
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Batman vs. Superman filmed it’s first scene in East L.A. this weekend featuring fictional football teams Gotham City University vs. Metropolis State University:
Seventeen-time Emmy award winning HBO series Boardwalk Empire airs S4 E7 tonight and it seems it is still time to continue riding the “good TV show” bandwagon. The critically acclaimed bootlegging drama picked up five primetime statues this year alone including Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series.
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Eight-time Emmy award-winning Showtime series Homeland premiered Season 3 this week and it’s just about time to hop on the “good TV show” bandwagon. This year at the Emmy’s Homeland picked up Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Henry Bromell) and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Claire Danes). Though last year it took some backlash for exploring controversial Islamophobia and American Foreign Policy related concepts.
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