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Segarini: Enough Already – Part 1: Background

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 19, 2014 by segarini

The Bobcast Bob May 6th 2013 CroppedTo quote the brilliant but almost completely forgotten Paddy Chayefsky, “I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” uttered and shouted by Peter Finch’s Oscar winning turn as Howard Beale in the Academy Award winning film Network.

Network, a satirical and scathing screed about media’s treatment of news and the audience for it, is a blistering, on-target, unrelentingly accurate depiction of today’s news, and our over-reaction to it.

Which is amazing…

…considering it was written in 1975.

Nostradamus, Jean Dixon, and Kreskin can hit the showers….

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