Francis David's Articles en-us Why Rock N Roll Was Seen As the Downfall of Society “Not getting it” can occur between generations as well as people. Music (which is part of the basic desire for romance) is a good case in point. When I was a kid in the 1970s, my parents could not understand how I could like rock ’n’ roll. They thought it... 04th February 2011 Idealism An essential module in Character Education Idealism, which is the desire for social justice or fairness, motivates students to get involved and contribute to the betterment of humankind. Its primal roots are unclear. Some say that idealism is related t... 03rd February 2011 Contemplation A Value that needs to be taught through Character Education Teachers or counselors should provide an overview of some of the skills necessary for children to be able to think things through before taking action to teach the value of contemplation. B... 01st February 2011 Podcasts and Podcast Directory A Podcast is an audio broadcast saved as an MP3 file. The MP3 file can be downloaded to a computer and then to an iPod or any other type of MP3 player. There are all kinds of music-related podcasts available online already. There is always an opportunity ... 25th January 2011 Coraline Who’s got the Button? Coraline Jones is a lonely little girl. She has just moved into a creepy old house, has no real friends, and her parents are so preoccupied with their work on a gardening catalog that they have no time for her. But she soon discover... 20th January 2011 Dish Networks TV Everywhere Illuminate this Christmas through Dish Network’s TV Everywhere For a lot of people, Christmas is not just a simple festival. It is also the occasion when they go for holidaying and enjoying life to its fullest thus bidding farewell to all the weariness... 20th January 2011 Save Hollywood While I often wear frilly white shirts, Long brocade coats and tricorn hats, I do have strong issues with piracy. No, not the romantic, 'I want to be Johnny Depp and snog Keira Knightley’ sort of piracy, but the sort that involves illegal file sharing of ... 20th January 2011 The 39 Steps A Synopsis Romance on the Run Richard Hannay is alone in London. His visit to a music hall coincides with a fight in the auditorium. Outside, he encounters Annabella Smith, who invites herself to his flat. There she reveals that her mission is to stop foreign agents... 22nd November 2010 Eli Roth Adam Green Sick Minds Think Alike Horror fans everywhere are getting to know Adam Green, one of horror's newest filmmakers. Green has suddenly gained popularity with his newest movie Frozen and is slated to direct the new film Killer Pizza, a big-budget film based on the popular kid's nov... 17th November 2010 My Sarcastic Entertainment Scoop 7/8/10 Lindsay Lohan I never see this chick in anything other than the news and tabloids! At first, I didn't even know why she was famous other than the fact that she is completely notorious. She's always getting herself in trouble and her family seems just ... 14th July 2010 Is My House Haunted? Part II You must read the original article, "Is My House Haunted?" to fully understand this article. I wrote about the strange occurrences that are currently happening in my home along with possible explanations for why they could be happening. I took a look at r... 13th July 2010 Best Dish TV Network Deal - California Local News for lottery results Best Dish TV Network Deal - California Local News for lottery results . California residents now receive local programming free of charge .Eureka , Yuma , Chico , Bakesfield , and Sacramento CA can now check local programming and local news for lottery re... 08th July 2010 Top Movies on Dish Network this Weekend! 7/2-7/4 There are some great movies to choose from this weekend with the premium channels on Dish Network. Check out this list for 24-hour entertainment starting this Friday. If you do not have vacation plans, you can always make this weekend a movie marathon wee... 08th July 2010 Free Movies this Weekend! 7/2-7/4 Do you love movies but don't have the budget for a huge TV package? Not a problem. Check out this awesome lineup of movies showing all weekend on network TV with Dish Network! Free Movies Friday 7/2 The Girl Next Door 6:00-8:00 p.m. on LMN Divine S... 08th July 2010 The White Ribbon-Dark and Compelling Mystery The moment I was waiting for since the winter finally came last night. I went to the video store Tuesday determined to rent The White Ribbon. I assumed I would be one of the few video store customers who knew about this rare treasure and assumed I would h... 07th July 2010 John Adams - The Pillars of the Earth on Dish Network HD Dish TV is the second-largest satellite pay TV provider in the U.S., trailing market leader Direct TV. In a bid to attract new customers, Dish TV and Direct TV have both both been adding satellites and beefing up their High Definition (HD) channel counts.... 07th July 2010 Four DISH Cinema Movies & DISH HD Patinum Package Free Preview DISH Cinema Movies Film fans will have a "movie holiday" to celebrate this July as DISH Cinema offers customers four movies in SD and HD for just 99 cents each from July 1st through July 7th! Movies are available on both Pay-Per-View and Video On Deman... 07th July 2010 Dish TV vs Direct TV - Dish TV wins in a Sweep when you compare DISH TV VS Direct TV - Can't decide? Here are 18 Good Reasons why DISH Network is your very Best Bet Read, watch or listen to the advertising for DISH TV vs Direct TV and it's difficult to separate one from the other. If you believe the claims, both serv... 06th July 2010 Best Dish TV Network Deal - Free and Inexpensive HBO Starz Showtime movie channels In searching for the Best Dish TV Network Deals the cable companies have done a great job at doing something pretty tricky . With all the offers of Free HBO and Free Showtime after the first few months and after the deals are gone you end up paying for... 06th July 2010 Dish Network What to Watch on June 29, 2010 DISH Network new customers watch their choice of many programs every night of the week! With a night of network premieres tonight is a great night for Dish Network. On TV Tonight - Tuesday 2010-06-29 Hell's Kitchen Fox - 8pm Each contestant is asked... 05th July 2010 Dish Network Sports – What’s Hot! College World Series June 29-30, 7:30 PM ET, ESPN The College World Series wraps-up as UCLA and South Carolina battle for the National Championship. UFC 116 - Lesnar vs. Carwin July 3, 10:00 PM ET, PPV The wait is over. The undisputed UFC heavyweig... 05th July 2010 Dish Network's New Bengali-Language Prabasi Pack And Telugu Pack Dish Network announced that effective June 23, 2010 a new Bengali-language programming package had launched. The new Prabasi Pack consists of the two new Bengali-language channels also launched on June 23rd - AATH and Tara Muzik. Dish Networks new Prabasi... 05th July 2010 Is My House Haunted? How do you know if your house is haunted? You have all heard bumps in the night at one time or another, but are these just the normal sounds of your house or could it be paranormal? We all know that it's difficult to prove paranormal activity. You can see... 02nd July 2010 Ghost Hunters on Dish Network Programming You may notice, at least on TV, that they will not use the Ouija board or conduct sĂ©ances to contact the world beyond. Maybe this is too deep in for the team that is just trying to prove whether or not paranormal activity usually exists in one place or n... 02nd July 2010 Paranormal Investigators Ah… Wednesday. This day that falls in the middle of the week is sometimes referred to as "spaghetti day" or "hump day". Personally, I call it Ghost Hunters day (or night). Wednesday night is the night I get no sleep and Thursday is the day that I pay fo... 02nd July 2010 Compare Dish Network and Cable TV - Cheap vs. value Ordering Dish Network people often seek the cheapest package for Dish Network. However Dish Network carries no cheap packages. All of the channel packages carry value. I would like to compare. When a cable provider offers a 29.99 package what they are off... 30th June 2010 Is Your Cable Bundle Really Saving You Money? Does it make sense to stay with a cable provider for television and Internet just because they can present you with one bill? It doesn't make any sense to pay more - in some cases significantly more because of convenience. In most cases, the cable company... 30th June 2010 Existence of Angels Ever Been Proven? I'm sure you can guess the answer to this question. Just as I wrote in my demon article, it must be nearly impossible to prove such a thing. Even if someone claims they have seen an angel, they most likely wouldn't have enough time to respond with their v... 28th June 2010 Dish Network Gives Customers Guaranteed Peace of Mind With television being such a big source of information and entertainment customers usually want some sort of protection on their investment. That's why Dish Network starts it's new customers off with their Dish Service Plan absolutely Free for 6-months. ... 25th June 2010 Dish Network's Art Receivers Additional DVR Features Additional DVR Features NEW - Jump to 15-minute tick marks on your recorded programming NEW - Did you fast-forward too far? Fast Forward Correction takes you where you want to go NEW - Improved Prioritize for even better control over your To Do List N... 23rd June 2010 Officially Hooked on Ghost Hunters I know I keep writing about Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunters' Academy, but I can't help it. There's a lot to say! I don't know what it is, but I must be too active in the beginning of the week because it seems that I am completely burned out by Wednesday n... 23rd June 2010 Toy Story 3 Coming to Theaters Toy Story 3 is slated for release to theaters this Friday, June 18, 2010. Are you ready for adventure? Will your children keep their 3-D glasses on for the duration of Toy Story 3? If not, there's always IMAX, where I will be taking my daughter for the fi... 22nd June 2010 Dish Network's Award Winning, State of the Art Receivers Dish offers two models of standard definition receivers, both with elegant slim-line designs. Solo 311 Standard-definition receiver for 1-TV The Solo 311 is a simple and elegant tuner that connects to a single standard-definition (SD) TV. Featur... 22nd June 2010 Dish Network A-La-Carte Programming Adds Value and Selection Dish Network provides it's customers the most value and selection in television. These add-ons give you the ability to customize your package and give you more of what you like to watch. Outdoor Channel America's Leader in Outdoor TV, featuring best-i... 22nd June 2010 Dish Network Pay-per-View, Entertainment at the Touch of a Button Dish Cinema Dish Cinema has the latest hit movies at the touch of a button! Be blown-away with stunning High-Definition movies. You'll feel like you're right in the middle of the action. Don't miss long-awaited hits Shutter Island (June 8th) and Alic... 22nd June 2010 Protect Your Family with Dish Network Locks & Limits With Dish Network Locks & Limits you can have peace of mind - and - make sure you approve of the programming being watched in your home. Dish Network continues to offer the best Parental Controls and System Locks feature in the television industry. Easily... 21st June 2010 Dish Network Picture in Picture Feature Dish Network has turned something that has long been a "cable only" feature and turned it into an advanced feature for it's customers, who can now enjoy the Picture-in-Picture capability that they have with their televisions. You won't be able to do this ... 21st June 2010 Ghost Hunters Real or Fake? I'm a huge horror fan and love shows about the paranormal like Ghost Hunters and the show that ran for only one year, Ghost Stories. These shows are fun to watch but I often question the validity of the audio and visual feedback that they attribute to the... 18th June 2010 Ghost Hunters Should Have Been at My House Last Night I planned on watching a movie at 8:00 last night and realized just how exhausted I was so decided to flip through the TV channels for an hour of entertainment before crashing. I happened upon Ghost Hunters and decided to check it out. I love any TV show... 17th June 2010 BP Oil Spill Disaster-What Will Happen Now? We are all very well aware of the fact that there is an uncontrollable oil leak plummeting into the Gulf of Mexico as we speak. We are concerned about the welfare of the wildlife being affected as well as what this will mean for fishermen and women, not ... 17th June 2010 Dish Network Local HD Channels in Texas And PA Markets Autin TX / Gillespie County TX local channels are now in HD on Dish Network. The Live Music Capital of the World and home to Austin City Limits will have no shortage of concert programming with Palladia Concert channel. On occasion Austin City Limits is a... 15th June 2010 Premium HD Programming On A&E in Dish Network’s Basic Lineup Criss Angel Mindfreak The hit A&E series Criss Angel Mindfreak stretches the boundaries of reality and belief in each thrilling episode as world-renowned mystifier Criss Angel executes incredible illusions, death-defying escapes, fearless demonstration... 15th June 2010 Award Winning Dish Network's HD DVR Free For New Customers Watch what you want, when you want with Dish Network's Duo HD-DVR ViP722. Winner of the CNET and PC Magazine "Editors Choice Award" - and - Free for new customers. The Duo HD-DVR ViP722 connects 2-televisions, one high-definition (HD) and one stan... 15th June 2010 More High-Definition Programming On A&E in Dish Networks Line Up Billy the Exterminator In this funny family docusoap about the zaniest pest removal company on the planet, A&E joins Billy Bretherton and his family members as they are called to take care of Louisiana's worst pest problems. And it's a big business in ... 15th June 2010 A&E HD - Premium Programming in Dish Network’s Basic Lineup A&E HD offers the hottest programs from hit Real-Life series such as Gene Simmons Family Jewels, and Criss Angel Mindfreak, to critically acclaimed original movies, dramatic series and some of the most successful justice shows on television - Cold Case Fi... 11th June 2010