Linda Maye Adams

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Adventures Around the Web Octber 21-26


This week, the colder temperatures marched in, and then bounced around.  Pretty typical for DC, but it’s hard when your sinuses are going, “I’m not happy”… Lulu the dog flunked out of CIA bomb-sniffer school because she just didn’t care Spy dog fails classes at CIA!  Lots of very cute dog pictures for Friday.  Labs …

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Twilight Zone Origins in War


Being a Science Fiction fan, I grew up on reruns of Star Trek, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, and Twilight Zone, just to name a few.  Probably the most memorable Twilight Zone episode is the one with William Shatner and the monster on the wing.  I couldn’t help it; I put a nod …

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A Dearth of Reboots


Every time I turn around, it seems like there’s another reboot of something.  Like MacGyver.  I remember the show when it first aired, and it was a fun action show with an unconventional hero. The new version?  Meh. It just isn’t the same. Josh Whedon talks about reboot fatigue. You bring something back, and even …

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Hollywood Military vs. Real Military


I was watching Star Trek The Next Generation the other day.   It was the pilot episode, part II.  Q (John Delancie) shows up and Picard yells “At ease!” That’s a standard military order. What he said next wasn’t: “That’s an order!” I’ve heard this particular phrase from Hollywood military a lot.  Turned up on Voyage …

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First woman to pin on the dolphins


  We now have a woman submariner! The first woman has pinned on the dolphin qualification badge.  When I was growing up, I loved reading and watching anything about submarines and undersea. I checked out submarine books from the library—Admiral Rickover’s book on the first nuclear submarine, and Robb White’s novels.  Even the movie tie …

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The End of the VCR


It’s been all over the news that the last manufacturer of the VCR is shutting the line down.  I remember when the VCR first came out. At the time, Star Trek was running back to back with Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea as part of a Sci-Fi afternoon.  One day, the station pulled …

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Women on subs


I grew up watching reruns of Sea Hunt with Lloyd Bridges, and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,  with David Hedison.  I managed David’s website for about 10 years. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea was set on board a futuristic submarine with these awesome front windows so you could see what was …

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New TV Season–Good, Bad, or Meh?


The new TV season is about to start in the next few weeks. I remember how I used to grab the next copy of the TV Guide when it arrived in the mail on Thursday and rush through to my favorite shows to see what the episode was about. Now I don’t even subscribe to …

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Time, Military Style


The Desert Storm veterans have been discussing military time. Some still use it 25 years later. My father uses it off and on, though he was never in the military. Military time is 24 hour time. That is, once you hit 1:00 in the afternoon, military time continues the numbers, so 1:00 becomes 1300. It’s …

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Desert Storm: Female Prisoner of War


What little news I did get came from a small AM/FM radio that was Irwin Allen yellow (TV producer Irwin Allen liked the color yellow and on his TV show Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, it had a very yellow Flying Sub). As the war progressed, the radio stations tried to establish music …

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