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Little People, Big World’s Matt Roloff Talks about the Reality of Reality TV

August 23, 2011 6 Comments

Little People, Big World’s Matt Roloff Talks about the Reality of Reality TV When you live your life in front of a camera, your family life takes on a whole new meaning, as evidenced recently through the suicide of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” husband Russell Armstrong, a situation some speculate... continue reading...

Tonight’s Survivor Episode Features An Expression of Christian Faith

April 13, 2011 No Comments

Tonight’s Survivor Episode Features An Expression of Christian Faith Now in its 22nd season, CBS’s powerhouse show “Survivor” still amazes audiences. Tonight’s episode is no exception. Last week’s episode featured Matt and the crew reading from the book of Matthew in the Bible while Bo... continue reading...

Parenting Controversy Ignites Debate on How to Raise Kids Best

January 20, 2011 3 Comments

Parenting Controversy Ignites Debate on How to Raise Kids Best The past couple of weeks have given rise to an internet firestorm of debate around the proper way to raise our children after a feature appeared in the Wall Street Journal entitled “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior.” The story included exce... continue reading...

Starlet Showcase

August 4, 2008 No Comments

Starlet Showcase So this all starts with me catching Charlie Chaplin's great silent movie Modern Times on TCM Saturday night. The film, which will grab you like any great film, regardless of the fact that the majority of its dialog is in the form of cards flashed on the screen, has been exalted as one of teh ... continue reading...

TV.com

January 10, 2007 1 Comment

TV.com So, what's on the old idiot box tonight? For most of us, it's a daily ritual to turn on the one-eyed monster after dinner and watch whatever pleases us. I've been playing my recorded episodes of the 2006 World series over and over. I also watch the History and military Channels a lot. I'm just biding m... continue reading...

Like Television

December 5, 2006 No Comments

Like Television How would you like to watch online streaming TV for free? You can do so at today's FamilyFirst site. As a matter of fact, I'm enjoying a W.C. Fields classic as I write this column. The site is called Like Television. You can watch their videos for free, but you'll need to watch an occasional... continue reading...

The Rocketman

June 9, 2006 No Comments

The Rocketman When I was a kid, I was amazed by the sight of a man (on television) who was in a contraption that blasted twin jets and allowed him to soar into the air. I never got that image out of my my mind, and later movies like The Rocketeer helped keep that memory fresh. Then, this week, I read an accou... continue reading...

It’s Howdy Doody Time

September 11, 2005 7 Comments

It’s Howdy Doody Time The sophistication of children's shows today is mind-boggling. The topics and subject matter are way beyond what the adults of today dealt with, topics that were best left to our parents. Today's Family First Site looks at a site that celebrates one of the best (and earliest) kids' telev... continue reading...

Family Safe Movies

August 27, 2005 7 Comments

Family Safe Movies You go out and rent the latest movie for the family to watch, get ready to view it, and then realize that it may have some material that isn't really family friendly. What do you do? Go back and get another one? Tell the kids to cover their eyes? If you had gotten that movie from today's F... continue reading...

Big Idea

August 7, 2005 1 Comment

Big Idea Television and the media have a major impact on the lives of children these days. Knowing what to watch, when to watch, and who to watch it with. But not only is television a concern, so it the radio, CD's, and magazines. What is one to do? Try looking at a site that has "Sunday morning values and... continue reading...

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