Edward R. Murrow vs. Jimmy Fallon’s Models with Buckets.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jan 24, 2011
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This instrument [T.V.] can teach, inform, and even enlighten. But only as far as humans are willing to use it to those ends. ~ Edward R. Murrow

I couldn’t help thinking of this seminal quote by seminal journalist and pioneer or radio and television, Edward R. Murrow, after running across the below videos. I’m all for fun, but the expense…and the few laughs…and the models posing like peacocks on their stilettors…the stages set up for just one day, only to be trashed…then the throwing of wedding cake when poor Americans everywhere can’t even put food on the table, or stay in their homes…can’t the networks think of something better to do with their money? I like Jimmy, but these vids seem…


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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


One Response to “Edward R. Murrow vs. Jimmy Fallon’s Models with Buckets.”

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