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Substitute the word “Communist” with “Socialist” and I could see this happening today all the same….
Yesterday vs. today:
With regard to the picture “It’s a Wonderful Life”, [redacted] stated in substance that the film represented rather obvious attempts to discredit bankers by casting Lionel Barrymore as a ‘scrooge-type’ so that he would be the most hated man in the picture. This, according to these sources, is a common trick used by Communists. [In] addition, [redacted] stated that, in his opinion, this picture deliberately maligned the upper class, attempting to show the people who had money were mean and despicable characters.”
So, I learned about this today. And was giddy like a schoolgirl after watching the trailer (below).
Made of awesome. Full of win. Nothing more needs to be said.
It appears that Tuesday’s episode of Frontline will deal, at least in part, with Second Life. The trailer (embedded below) has some good bits in there about the use of SL for collaboration and both business and social/pleasure stuff. So, check your local PBS listings and set yer tivos and stuff!
“We came, we saw, we kicked it’s ass!”
Trust me, it’s catchy. Watch it twice.
That said, in a few years there will be a generation of adults for whom The Goonies is not the nostalgic icon that it is for us. And those people are going to ask you why you have a tattoo of a retarded pirate on your arm. If there are any measures you can take to prepare yourself for this outcome, you should probably do it.
…and that’s sad.
Here, the author recorded the transitions on several channels, and put them together in this montage. It’s pretty neat (in my opinion) to actually watch them flipping the switches.