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"New Study Shows Pervasive Inaccuracies in Television Story Lines Cost Lives" reads a recent headline
Well, the mind reels.
One wonders how seeing a fat lout Lout - Lout is a batch text formatting system and an embedded language by Jeffrey H. Kingston <firstname.lastname@example.org>. The language is procedural, with Scribe-like syntax. with a hot wife on "According to Jim According to Jim is an American situation comedy television series originally broadcast by ABC. The show premiered with little publicity in October 2001, following the surprise hit comedy My Wife and Kids. " actually leads to innocents dying, or how the fact that no one can really bend the time-space continuum like they do on "Heroes" takes a toll on precious human beings, or how the mismatched-buddy comedy "Hannity & Colmes" turns Hillary Clinton into a flesh-eating chupacabra Chupacabra (also chupacabras /tʃupa'kabɾas/, from Spanish chupar: to suck, cabra: goat; goats sucker) is a cryptid said to inhabit parts of the Americas. results in mass graves in remote desert regions.
But you know what? It's even stranger than that:
"Organ donation appeared as a primary story line on entertainment television in more than 80 television episodes. ... None of these appearances presented organ donation in an accurate or positive light. The most commonly portrayed inaccuracies are black markets for organs, doctors not saving a potential donor's life, organs being stolen from people and people with money receive higher priority on waiting lists. ... Inaccurate story lines about organ and tissue donation stop people from registering as organ donors. ... Thousands of people are waiting for a life-saving organ and we have to assure they are not waiting longer and dying at higher rates because of inaccuracies on television."
Here are the shows included in the study: "ER," "Law & Order," "Grey's Anatomy," "House," "CSI CSI Crime Scene Investigator
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CSI Christian Schools International ," "Crossing Jordan," "Lost," "Medium," "As the World Turns," "All My Children," "One Life to Live," "Malcolm in the Middle Malcolm in the Middle is a seven-time Emmy-winning, one-time Grammy-winning and seven-time Golden Globe-nominated American sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Network. ," "The Simpsons," "Yes Dear," "Will & Grace," and "Just Shoot Me."
All of which, coincidentally, are personal sources for consultation when making my own organ-donor decisions.
Trying to explain Marilyn Manson
Your Mayor was chatting recently with Dita Von Teese Dita Von Teese (born Heather Renée Sweet on September 28, 1972) is a popular American burlesque artist, model and actress.
She is one of the instigators of the burlesque revival and has been a considerable factor in bringing burlesque to mainstream attention. -- what? You don't think I'm cool enough to spend my days hanging with burlesque queens? -- and was kind of wondering how Marilyn Manson, aka Brian Hugh Warner, manages to pull such babes.
Let's face it, he's not a stud. He's a rock star, sure, but he doesn't even have as good a pickup line as his former collaborator Trent Reznor, who managed such a piquant line as "I want to @#%$ you like an animal" in his ditty dit·ty
n. pl. dit·ties
A simple song.
[Middle English dite, a literary composition, from Old French dite, from Latin dict "Closer." Yet Marilyn Manson has dated Rose McGowan in the past and Evan Rachel Wood today, and he actually managed to marry Von Teese, who's now filing for divorce.
So what accounts for his magic, anyway?
"It's kind of hard for me to answer that question at this point, since I'm asking myself, 'What was I thinking,' too," Von Teese told me. "It's hard to say why (he's so magnetic); I'm trying to forget."