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RE: It's funny because it's true...(2)
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of Choo, Brian
> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
> >Ugh. Seriously, this has a great potential for catastrophe.
> Because in order to fill a 24 hr channel with >programming,
> you need filler. If you think that we have insipid hack-job
> documentaries on now, wait until the >production companies
> start making whole new series re-editing previous material to
> create "new" shows to fill >the space.
> Erm... hasn't this dystopian nightmare already come into
> fruition with "Dino Lab" (Discovery Channel, 2006) which
> relied almost entirely on mangled stock footage of When
> Dinosaurs Roamed America and Dinosaur Planet? Coelophysis
> standing in for Troodon... Vivid narrative descriptions of
> the three-horns of Triceratops set to visuals of Zuniceratops...
Thank goodness that I blinked and missed this one... :-S
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: email@example.com Phone: 301-405-4084
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Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology
Building 237, Room 1117
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 USA