You may or may not know about the tv show The Brady Bunch. You may or may not know the house shown in external shots on the show and the sound stage the internal shots were recorded in are in different locations. You may or may not know the house shown in the external shots …

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Channel 9 used to have a repeat of Ellen at 4.30am weekdays. Since Ellen has been banished from even early morning tv they’re now showing infomercials instead. Infomercials are more socially acceptable than Ellen. Drill-bits, Mattress Overlays, Ladders, Home Treadmills, and Static-Electric Dusters. All more socially acceptable than Ellen.

For years we’ve been organising Fire Drills at mgpc. Organising is probably too strong a word, but I can’t think of a substitute. The biggest challenge is finding a morning when it’s not freezing or raining outside. Those mornings, most people would rather take their chances with a fire. I don’t know why this scene …

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Watching the tv drama John Adams, Adams and Thomas Jefferson are portrayed discussing government. Paul Giamatti is superb (no surprise) and provides the following statement as Adams: Indeed. And what is government, ultimately, but putting into effect the lessons, which we have learned in dealing with the contradictions in our own characters.