The Living Room Candidate

An archive of presidential campaign commercials from 1952 to the present, organized by year, type, and issue, with teacher resources and playlists by experts.

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Doctor Strange – Spoiler-Free Review

Good review of new film…

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Sherlock Holmes might seen like a magician when he plucks deductions out of the air, but Benedict Cumberbatch’s latest character actually is a master of the mystic arts. In Doctor Strange, Cumberbatch – like Martin Freeman before him – joins the all-compassing Marvel Cinematic Universe as new hero Doctor Stephen Strange. The movie has been hotly anticipated by Marvel and Sherlock fans alike. So did it live up to the expectation?

Anyone who knows how reliable Marvel’s output has become will know that the answer is a resounding yes.

The first thing that has to be mentioned when talking about Doctor Strange is its astonishing visual pallet. By dealing with heroes and villains who can manipulate reality around them, Doctor Strange offers up some mind-bending action sequences of the kind seen in The Matrix or Inception. Director Scott Derrickson and cinematographer Ben Davis have to be commended for making this the…

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Millennials increasingly can’t be bothered to go out to eat – The Washington Post

Half have had meals delivered to them in the past three months.

“About half of U.S. adults said they had ordered food delivery in the past three months, according to a survey by research firm Mintel. Among them, nearly 60 percent said they had done so to avoid venturing out into the world.”

Source: Millennials increasingly can’t be bothered to go out to eat – The Washington Post

Medical librarians help students, professionals keep abreast of latest research, information | Las Vegas Review-Journal

June Simms is an assistant professor at Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine and library director of the medical school’s Jay Sexter Library. As library director, she helps keep physicians, staff and the school’s doctors-in-training up to date on the latest medical research and teaches them research skills they’ll use throughout their careers.

Source: Medical librarians help students, professionals keep abreast of latest research, information | Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Greatest Quotes of Mycroft Holmes

Excellent post, thanks for sharing.. I look forward to this next season, and have hope it isn’t the end…

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It’s no wonder that co-creator Mark Gatiss elected to play Sherlock’s older brother Mycroft himself – the character always gets the best lines. From dry one-liners to the occasional admission of emotion, Mycroft is one of the most quotable characters on Sherlock. Here are 15 of his greatest lines. If we’ve left your personal favourite off this list, please let us know in the comments at the bottom of the page.



“Most people blunder around this city and all they see are streets and shops and cars. When you walk with Sherlock Holmes you see the battlefield.”

‘A Study in Pink’



“Here be dragons.”

‘His Last Vow’



“I barely know him. I met him… yesterday.”

“Mmm, and since yesterday you’ve moved in with him, and now you’re solving crimes together. Might we expect a happy announcement by the end of the week?”

‘A Study in Pink’


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