Category: Film/TV Workplaces

Bury that Time Capsule Idea

Time capsule of Westinghouse items being prepared for burial at the NY World's Fair in 1964. The operative word is "burial," a hint why there are better ways to display artifacts. (Photo credit: Wikimedia/Creative Commons)
Time capsules are great if you store them above ground. Preferably with the capsule opened and the contents displayed for all to see, both physically and digitally. Otherwise, as time capsule historian William Jarvis told an audience at the Long Now Foundation, “We’ve never learned anything from[...]
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Which TV workplace does yours resemble?

ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST -- "I've Got The Music In Me" Episode 102 -- Pictured: (l-r) Skylar Astin as Max; Jane Levy as Zoey Clarke; John Clarence Stewart as Simon -- (Photo by: Sergei Bachlakov/NBC Copyright 2019 NBC Universal Media, LLC)
Where would you be happiest working? For high adrenaline types, M*A*S*H (1972-1983) is ideal. The stakes are always high at the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital 4077 in the Korean War. Everything is life or death in a war zone that makes no sense. The docs and nurses[...]
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Searing Workplace Drama at MTC

Linda confronts her boss in the workplace drama "Linda" at Manhattan Theatre Club. Photo (C) Richard Termine 2017
Just five days remain to see “Linda” at the Manhattan Theatre Club. Too few plays are set in workplaces, the family living room being the preferred cauldron. But this powerhouse, a UK import by Penelope Skinner, lands a one-two punch. We see Linda at work as a[...]
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