Tag Archives: National Geographic

Mindless propaganda of the day…

On a National Geographic Channel (bought up by FOX) episode about Area 51, one of the explanations of it’s super secret activities is that they (the Air Farts and the CIA.) tested Stealth aircraft starting with the U2 and testing … Continue reading

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Nostril Dumb-ass joins anti-Russian chorus

No, really. There’s a large body of Pro-Exeptionalism propaganda on the Smithsonian and Nat Geo and Discovery and Science Channels… all of whom had a respectable reputation until they were bought out by Rupert Murdoch. One show yesterday (never watch … Continue reading

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This is my only-one-cup-of-coffee morning rant.

Thought it fair to give a little warning. This involves the national orgy coming up Monday. Yeah, the 4th. If you want to see a really cool spectacle of what that’s like, wait until the 12th and check what happens … Continue reading

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Time Magazine spites its face

This week’s cover of Time has to rank at their most scurrilous, a baldfaced attempt to evoke the iconic National Geographic cover, this time figuratively defaced. It’s Mona Lisa given a Howl; The Green Revolution’s “Neda” shot in the head, … Continue reading

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National Geographic is a nature pic zoo

January’s National Geographic featured an article about Charles Darwin. Juxtaposed against excerpts from Darwin’s diary on the Beagle, were the usual photographs of nature at its most vivid. But an image of a glacier, purporting to match Darwin’s awed description, … Continue reading

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Not your father’s National Geographic

Looking at early editions of the National Geographic Magazine, it is hard for me to imagine that the fabled topless photographs of indigenous woman might have been included for the express purpose of titillating the reader. Conversely, I have seen … Continue reading

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Man descended from Mongoloid

The National Geographic has shown its hand before. This month its cover is lent to the evolution naysayers. If you resent being told you are descended from apes, how are you going to like the inference that your common ancestor … Continue reading

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Discovery Channel editorial interest

My first brush with the Discovery Channel came when contemplating which cable stations would be considered kid suitable. The Discovery Channel seemed one of the few obvious shoe-ins. Along with Disney…   I remember looking over the kids’ shoulders at … Continue reading

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Right wing imprimaturs

Did the Neocons flat out buy the National Geographic? It was a brilliant coup.   If you were to have asked yourself what periodical has been the most trusted and revered, it would have been the Geographic.   Right behind … Continue reading

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