Over an eight year span this site said Hello to a half-million visitors. Last year’s traffic increased dramatically as the same worries we’ve expressed countless times when it comes to professional young performers began to manifest themselves in utterly innocent reality show children whose parents, for fame, for money, perhaps for validation, literally put them on fame’s railroad tracks with no idea that the Super Chief was bearing down on them. 100,000 visitors arrived here last year, most of them driven by an anxiety that had no name, people who instinctively shared our concern as the widely broadcast meltdowns of reality show families bought and paid for by arrogant networks that would have us believe that the uncompensated children on their artificially contrived reality shows live in a bubble world and will be untouched by their notoriety. We know better, and so do you. Too many parents don’t understand that industry people and their hirelings don’t mind earning dirty money. Our concern is the mess they leave behind in the lives of both the children they exploit on camera and the children who watch their mindless product.
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Paul, along with Rep. Thomas Murt and others, celebrating the Pennsylvania Labor Bill legislative victory.
Frank Bank, who played the inept comedic bully Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford on the 1950s sitcom “Leave It to Beaver,” passed away April 13, 2013, the day following his 71st birthday anniversary, according to Stu Shostack, a family friend.
He became somewhat typecast as a kind of sympathetic "heavy" in the series, attempting (and failing) to intimidate the younger kids. His character's father, Fred Rutherford, owned an accounting ... more>>
The full-court press by the Press on the heart-wrenching saga of Paris Jackson...a fifteen year-old I remind you...reveals yet again how merciless Fame is...even Fame you didn't ask for, let alone earn. This is a minor child! Her family background is anything but a version of the Donna Reed Show. She's lost her famous father due to tawdry circumstances none of us will ever forget. She is a victim, and no one that I can see is trying to rescue her from a minefield of lethal dangers. Same can be said about Justin B. these days. The requests I've gotten from talk shows is larger than I can count. I will do two more (WOR in New York City tomorrow and with Heidi Harris on Saturday). I don't want to pile on, but some things must be said. Paris and her siblings started life with a handicap, plain and simple. That is a fact. No one seems to be monitoring her time. The solution, tried and true, is to get her out of the limelight. The Press must be held to account for reporting on the troubles of a minor. The Jackson family should look at history, and in particular, Candice Bergen who was sent to a very exclusive "finishing school" in Europe where, as Candice would later explain, "I wasn't very special at that school, even with a world-famous Dad. My peers were princesses and heiresses, globe-trotting teen-agers with impeccable manners and trained to keep their feet on the ground."
Paris needs to get out of town, focus on her education and ... more>>
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