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April 23, 2021

Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box #143: TV tragic

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Once upon a time, says Mandy, everyone gathered around the TV, even if it was small and fat and black and white.

Nowadays, enormous flat-screen TVs stand in our living rooms, screening to no-one, while everybody watches their own program, on their own TV, in their own room, in their own time.


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