Posts Tagged ‘TV’

Idling News Van Exhaust Problem Solved! – With a Rubber Hose – But How Does This Help?

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

All right, when you’re doing your ENG (Electronic News Gathering) on the streets of San Francisco, as this one was doing the day after Donald Trump somehow got elected President, you’ve got some basic things to worry about.

The first is crime – either somebody will want to steal your stuff, at gunpoint sometimes, or they’ll want to vandalize your mobile news van. One way to handle this is to maintain a low profile. One way to do that is paint your van white in a plain vanilla wrapper, so that’s why most networked news vans are unmarked in the 415.

And the second, well, it’s handling complaints from the Gentle Viewers and passersby who start complaining about all the fumes your news van spews our hour after hour. So you attach a garden hose to direct exhaust up to the roof, thusly:

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Like, how does this help?

Here’s the other way of doing it:

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I’ll tell you, I can see how this kind of thing could lead to problems, you know, mechanically, but my real question is HOW DOES THIS HELP, AT ALL?

 

How Come “McGill’s Security K-9 Patrol” Doesn’t Have Its Own Reality TV Show Yet – I WANT TO PARTY WITH THIS CREW!

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

As seen on Market:

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What does Dawg the Bounty have that this crew lacks?

Famous Gretchen Mol Graces the Twitterloin – Frisco’s “Seedy Underbelly” Stars in New Hulu Drama “Chance” – Filming on Leavenworth

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Here’s the scene at 60 Leavenworth:

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Gretchen Mol – it totally looks like her, right? She’s pertty:

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Signage:

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Frisco Truly is the Innovation Capital of the World, as Ron Conway Used to Pay Appointed Mayor Ed Lee to Say

Monday, July 11th, 2016

But then there was “backlash”…

S.F. Mayor Ed Lee serves notice about supporting Aaron Peskin

…so Ron Conway has less influence about town today, and you hear this meaningless phrase less often.

That’s something to ponder as you stand upon McAllister and gaze upon this scene of two Victorian era buildings of the “Alamo Square Historic District” in the Western Addition:

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Man, that’s innovative!

Sutro Tower is Everywhere

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Those from the North and East Bay(s) should consider that Frisco already has a symbol to rally around, you know, in case our historic City Flag isn’t good enough for them.

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SFPD Tells Local News Choppers to Buzz Off During Standoff in Chinatown

Monday, June 6th, 2016

This copter for one:

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There were a couple others too.

Come See the 1979 “White Night Riot” Reenacted at City Hall – ABC’s “When We Rise” Miniseries to Disrupt Traffic Friday Night

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Here’s the background and here’s your traffic advisory

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It’ll be just like when they shot that Milk movie…

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…except without Sean Penn

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“Fuller House” is Upon Us and This Giant Bus Ad is the Proof

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Fuller House begins today on Netflix.

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Enjoy

Shades of Cosmo Kramer: “SHAME ON WHOLE FOODS FOR DISCOUNTING WORKERS WAGES & BENEFITS!!”

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Word on the street, Haight Street and Stanyan:

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