Category Archives: Frasier


I was watching the movie Prayers for Bobby yesterday.  It’s about a Christian fundamentalist mom, Mary Griffith (played by Sigourney Weaver), whose son was gay and committed suicide. After her son’s death, Mary visits the local Metropolitan Community Church, which … Continue reading

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Looking to TV for Cues; Priestly King?; Script Art; Name You, Claim You; Lucian

1.  Zosia Zaks, Life and Love: Positive Strategies for Autistic Adults, page 277: I hear over and over again from autistic people that they have taken cues from TV and movies, especially when it comes to romance and dating.  It … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2009

Tomorrow is Father’s Day, but I’ll be doing my “Top 10 TV Dads” today. (Actually, it’s 11, but I combined two of them, since I admire them for the same reason). 1. Ed Conner (Roseanne) and Martin Crane (Frasier): Both … Continue reading

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G. Reale, A History of Ancient Philosophy: The Schools of the Imperial Age, trans. John R. Catan (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990) 111. Reale discusses Aenesidemus, whom he dates to the first century B.C.E. Aenesidemus was a … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2009

For Mother’s Day this year, I want to list ten of my favorite television mothers. In many respects, they resemble my own mom in that they love their kids. Enjoy! 1. Annie Camden (7th Heaven): She is feisty and firm … Continue reading

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Frasier: Tool Time, Memory

Yesterday, I watched two episodes of Frasier that got me thinking and not just laughing! 1. Frasier is on a date with a woman, and Niles and Daphne are tagging along. (This is when they’re a couple.) Frasier’s car breaks … Continue reading

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I just saw Milk. Remember–I get a discount on Tuesdays! I had a long day, so I’m not going to write about the ins-and-outs of my reaction to the movie. To be honest, I’m still not sure what all of … Continue reading

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Frasier Links

I’m putting this here so I’ll have ready access to it anytime I want a laugh! Frasier is asked to write a jingle for his radio show, and he goes overboard by hiring a full orchestra! YouTube – Frasier Orchestra … Continue reading

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