The show was primarily developed for the network because its president, James T. Aubrey, insisted that Gilligan's Island, which premiered the same season (and which he personally loathed), would have been a better show if it had centered on the exploits of a charter boat captain operating in a marina, and had his old friend Keefe Brasselle produce his version of the idea in order to prove his point.
Japan's Wakino Ad Company has announced that it plans to start selling advertising space on the armpits of young women. And it's already got a customer: a beauty treatment chain that will be advertising its underarm hair removal procedure.
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“Stereopticon treats sense data or phenomena as the root of structured
thought. It is not in the line of experimental films which present
visual and audial phenomena as matter directly perceived. Instead
Stereopticon delineates its own structure by means of a moving interposed
view point and counter viewpoint : by continuous motion it implies or
circumscribes a complete cosmology. The structure is musical and circular,
rather than dramatic and linear, and is constructed of six movements and mood cycles...”
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