Rich Paschall

A VAST WASTELAND COMES AGAIN

The State of Television, by Rich Paschall When the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission spoke to the National Association of Broadcasters in Washington, DC, he began his speech as one might expect. He offered praise for the “noble profession”… Read More ›

THE DEPARTURE

A Time Passage story, by Rich Paschall It was a gloomy summer evening. The rain was falling steadily. The street lights were coming on and the soft glow fell through the front room window. Riley did not notice the street… Read More ›

DO OVER – RICH PASCHALL

What Would You Change?  by Rich Paschall If you could do your life over, what would you change? Would you choose a different career? Would you choose a different house or apartment? Would you consider living in another town? Another… Read More ›

THROWBACK THURSDAY

Keeping Old Memories Alive, Rich Paschall Let’s face it, there are a lot of annoying things about social media. Even worse than the fake news and memes being spread, making us dumber by the day, is the proliferation of new… Read More ›

NOT ME

Television review, by Rich Paschall When I was much younger, we used to watch broadcast television on the three major networks (CBS, NBC, and ABC) plus local programming and syndicated programs on “Chicago’s Very Own” WGN. I must have watched… Read More ›