I relate most to Cath. I feel like I can relate to Cath the most because she is shy at first, but she learns to come out to people in a positive way. I feel I am very shy at first, but when I get to know people I’m very lively and happy. I can also relate because Cath and I are not the most outgoing people - we both don’t do sports and we both would rather stay home than go out. Lastly, we both have a twin sister!
Our first small screen superstar called himself Uncle Milty, also known as Mr. Television. He was the master of monologues, costumes, and slapstick comedy. Milton Berles 's Texaco Star Theater became the number one show on television which premiered the biggest stars of their time. On Tuesday night 's, he owned the airwaves; within weeks of the show 's debut, hundred of thousands went and bought a TV. He was the show people talked about, and it was the reason why most people
Television sitcoms of the 1950’s through the 1990’s demonstrated the values and structure of the American family by portraying stereotypes. Since television sets became mainstream and entered almost every American home, the content of American sitcoms has reflected the culture of the times. Thus, as the popular American sitcoms of the 1950’s suggest, families living in the 1950’s were very tightly grouped and did everything together with roles of males and females clearly defined. In the 1950’s women have the housecleaning and child care and men worked, providing for the family. In the sixties, women acquired more freedom in their lives.
By the mid 60s, television was believed to be the most important source of news for the American public. The election in 1960 turned into a great TV contest.Television allowed viewers to see their candidates in a situation of ideas and issues. And, for Nixon unfortunately, viewers were also able to assess the “looks” of the candidate; such as which one looked more honest, appeared more confident, and came off more presidential. Wars and debates as previously listed, opened a wide variety of things to produce for television. Although these dramatic events occurred, they have turned into some of today’s greatest entertainment in the film
As the spent a majority of time on the TV, that resulted in the creation of movies. Famous directors such as Spike Lee and Steven Spielberg all made their incredible fantasies after childhood memories of television. (Marie Puente) Movies were taken seriously due to their enjoyment of television and time spent in watching television. This impacted Canadians as now movies are constantly being produced and is very popular in pop culture. This shows the amount of time spent on television and the influence of
Modern Family: Progressive… with a side of stereotypes With over 20 Emmy wins Modern Family has proven to be a brilliant television show. This show enjoyed by millions, shows an accurate representation of American social values including those of gender, marriage; however, in doing so creates and reinforces many stereotypes commonly used today. By airing the lives of three very different families on Modern Family, the producers are able to show different ambience of each family, however in these families, many gender and racial stereotypes exist. The three families include: Phil and Claire Dunphy with their three kids, Haley, Alex, and Luke; Jay and Gloria Pritchett-Delgado with two sons, Manny and Joe; and Mitchell and Cameron Tucker-Pritchett
Those who grew up during the 1950s experienced one of the most influential decades in American history. After World War II, the 50’s was a calm and peaceful era and the society had no worries because the economy was rising which made it easier for people to be involved in the workforce. This was the decade that started rock and roll music, the introduction of the television, and transistor radios. The greatest long-term impact was the rise of rock and roll music. Rock and roll music allowed people to escape the seriousness of reality and get loose.
MPAA: Still Effective The movies are a timeless classic, one that has been around since the 1800s. They are now an integral part of American culture, with a lot of influence flowing from them into society. A large portion of the audience that views these works of art are, however, children, and it was not always easy for parents to know or choose what their children were viewing. To help assist with this problem, Jack Valenti founded the Motion Picture System of America, or MPAA, with a new rating system, which today consists of the well-known G, PG, PG-13, R, and NC-17 rating system, giving parents a more in depth look at what their kids are viewing. This rating system remains effective through the parents that use the system, it continues
The politics and culture of the 1950s were positively affected due to the innovation of the television. It irreversibly changed how the American people lived their day-to-day lives through televised entertainment, commercials, and political events and news. Although television was not new, beginning as early as the 1920s, it wasn’t until the 1950s that it truly took off and the industry boomed quickly becoming a national pastime. Television provided families, friends, and young people with new sources of entertainment such as college and professional sports and game shows that were being broadcasted across America. A water administrator in Toledo, Ohio reported that water use sometimes surged because of people using their toilets while on commercial breaks.