Wednesday, September 7, 2005

A Storm FEMA Avoided

Posted By on Wed, Sep 7, 2005 at 9:54 AM

As patrons of the less-than-highbrow cultural arts mourn the demise of Bob Denver, a nifty bit of trivia about Gilligan's Island emerges in Denver's NY Times obituary: The show's producers named the ill-fated S.S. Minnow after Newton N. Minow, an FCC chairman who in 1961 called the prime-time television schedule "a vast wasteland." The more things change...

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