Friday, January 21, 2011
SlashdotAn anonymous reader writes "Fringe creator J.J. Abrams has said of the show's much-maligned move to Friday nights, 'Fringe deserves to live beyond season 3. If we're going to fail, let's go down doing the most bad ***, weirdest, interesting, sophisticated version of a series that we could possibly do.' Previous announcements about the move were more defensive, claiming that Fringe's shift to Fridays was an attempt to draw younger viewers back to the 'dead zone' of Friday nights. But season three has been confused enough in tone and approach that it's no surprise to hear yet another contradictory statement about its future..." Good episodes of Fringe have been great TV. I've really enjoyed the first half of the season and am looking forward to seeing what they do with it. A lot of mediocre SciFi has been shut down recently (Caprica? SGU?) and a lot of bad SciFi continues (V?) but Fringe flirts with greatness with regularity. I hope it makes it... even though on Friday it's not likely.
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Engadgetbig and small, professional and decidedly amateur, but nothing quite like the Turnstyle. The idea here is to be "as simple as it gets," the bare minimum elements required to spin and read the record and play back the audio. This is what designer R.D. Silva came up with: motor in the middle, pivoting arm on the right, and controls and speaker on the bottom. We're thinking it won't be replacing your Goldmund for delivering the hi-fi tonality you crave, but it certainly is easy on the eyes.Permalink Yanko Design | Behance Network | Email this | Comments