Day 1: Firefly Should Have Never Been Canceled

Written by Don P on . Posted in Challenge #10

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When Joss Whedon wanted to create a sci-fi TV show but realized he couldn't top Star Trek or Star Wars, he decided to add hookers and a race of cannibals capable of causing people to shit their pants at the mere mention of their name.

Keep in mind that this was the "pre-Avengers Whedon" who, up until this point, only had TV shows like Rosanne and Buffy the Vampire Slayer adorning his resume. I mean, come on, really? Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Television executives presumably laughed louder than Brendan Fraser upon hearing Whedon wanted to create a "science fiction western taking place in the year 2517."

DonDoes30.com - Joss Whedon"Did I mention there would be hookers?"

But, guess what — it turned out to be an AWESOME show, and people went ... Continue Reading

Challenge #10: Tumblr 30-Day TV Challenge

Written by Don P on . Posted in Challenge #10

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After the mental exhaustion caused by Challenge #9: Learn Mandarin Chinese, I decided to go a different route for Challenge 10 and relax in front of the TV to enjoy some shows, which is also the total opposite of Challenge #1: NO Smartphone, TV, or Internet.

Now, most people won't think this is much of a challenge since technically, as an American, I'm supposed to sit on my ass and slowly succumb to the perils of morbid obesity that's plaguing this country.

But this ... Continue Reading

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