Playing With Time
Cher sings "If I could turn back time..." It should be just as difficult to make the Earth spin in the opposite directions. That is, if you are not a television writer...
I like How I Met Your Mother (although nowhere near as much as Modern Family, of the current batch of sitcoms). I have not idea how old the episode are that are currently running or at what point in the storyline is. I don’t think that it matters.
A recent episode revealed that writers, producers, and actors have not been to Europe and know nothing about how the world turns. No one consulted a world clock. Ted’s girlfriend, Victoria, has moved to Germany (I will not get into the credibility of what she is doing!). They are attempting a long-distance relationship, which entails nightly phone calls…night in New York. That means that the poor girl must get up in the middle of the night to talk, because they got the time change back-asswards.
Of course, no U.S. viewer would pick up on this…
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Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.