From: Tony Cooper <>
Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
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From: Tony Cooper <>
Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:53:50 -0500
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On Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:04:02 -0500, "Mayayana"<mayayana@invalid.nospam> wrote:

>"Tony Cooper"<> wrote
>| I understand that not all people's interests are the same, but we look
>| forward to every "Masterpiece" series.  Currently, it's "Victoria" and
>| it's quite good.
>  Ah, so you're the guy who's watching two high
>school kids dressed up as royalty and playing
>house. I wondered who it was. :)
>| If liking the "Masterpiece" productions, and not US TV reality shows,
>| talent shows, cooking shows, and dancing competitions make me a
>| "highbrow" type, I say "It's a fair cop, Guv."
>   I criticize them because they're really no better
>than American daytime soaps. But they're considered
>higher quality simply because they're British. Though
>I guess I'm also a harsh judge. I don't like any series
>type of show because the story is enslaved to the
>need for repetition. They come up with a formula and
>then the viewers watch each week specifically to
>see another rendition of the same formula.

Which is basically the same thing done with just about every US prime
time show.

>It can work as entertainment, but rarely as art.

Right.  And that's exactly why I watch most TV...for entertainment.

Tony Cooper - Orlando, Florida