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Keith Wilson

Keith Wilson 

Speak when it is an improvement upon silence.

Occupation: Repair Technician

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Keith Wilson10,411Keith and Leelee are getting hitched. You are invited to join in if you'd like.Wilson and Iscience Wedding2016-03-19 23:04:3011  
Josh Smith14,332STC -- SAME DAY, NEW TIME -- TUESDAYS AT 2:00 P.M. ET!  *"Constitution, Interrupted: Article II and 'The Executive with Energy'"*  *Guest: Heather Boulware* *AND...we're premiering a new segment on the show featuring the one-and-only @114034120281959056935!*   _Think you know the Constitution?  Well, think again._ You've been hoodwinked.  For decades...well over a century, even.               This is going to be interesting.  And we're going to cover all of it.  The whole document.  Piece by piece.   And you're not going to believe the judicial sophistry that has occurred, for so long, right under your nose.  Well, you'll believe it, but you won't be happy about it.  And that's going to be a good thing, because it has to stop.   Knowledge is the first step.  Get it by watching Some Things Considered, as we continue our multi-episode series, "Constitution, Interrupted." *Some Things Considered* is a weekly Hangout on Air show (Tuesday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. EST) in which Josh Smith and John-Pierre Maeli discuss, occasionally with various guests (and occasionally without), a broad range of issues -- political, legal, and...well, there really isn't a third, all-encompassing adjective that readily comes to mind, but you get the picture.  It's fast-paced (since no one has an attention span anymore), yet with a level of depth and substance that you've come to never, ever expect from any of the "mainstream" viewing options.  You will be entertained, because if you're not, you will never work in this or any other town, ever again, do you hear me? _Mwahahahahahahaha!_ The next episode of Some Things Considered will broadcast on *Tuesday, April 22, at 2:00 p.m. EST.*    *There's LIVE AUDIENCE Q&A!*  Get in on it.  You know you want to, you attention whore.  It's always about you, isn't it?          Join us.  Interact.  Laugh.  Think.  Flourish.             *Watch previous episodes of Some Things Considered at these links:* *Edited Versions* ("STC Preferred-Gold-Platinum-Titanium-Diamond-Select"): http://goo.gl/cW5yHS *Live Versions* ("STC Au Naturel"): http://goo.gl/qxO4sM *Or visit our Google+ Page* (our videos can be found there as well, under "Photos" -- Google is always so goddamn clear with these things, right?) : @101932243604422665877 Some Things Considered (Apr. 22, 2014) (Episode 025)2014-04-22 20:00:0010  
Google Science Fair3,140,567*How can we better understand the creatures of the deep? Come join this Hangout On Air, hosted by @103430512218037500671 of @107538622122068192565 to see the latest - and coolest - device for underwater exploration.* To study the behavior of fishes and invertebrates that live in the oceans' depths, scientists need to observe and interact with these animals in their habitats. But how? Advanced techniques allow for diving to several hundred feet, but human physiology sets practical limits for the type of work and amount of time at that depth. The Exosuit, the newest generation of atmospheric diving systems (ADS), keeps the pilot protected from the effects of pressure and will allow a trained pilot to perform delicate work at depths of up to 1,000 feet (305 meters) for hours. Together with a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), the Exosuit will provide new ways for scientists to observe, photograph, and collect marine life in areas that are otherwise difficult to explore. Live from the @103316048524269527650, come join this Google Science Fair 2014 Hangout On Air to see the the only Exosuit currently in existence. You'll hear how it will be used in deep-dive research this coming summer, along with its partner ROV (remotely operated vehicle). Post your questions using the Q&A app on this page, then come watch live! 10AM PT / 1PM ET / 1800 GMTExosuit! See the only deep-dive Exosuit in existence, live from the American Museum of Natural History2014-02-27 19:15:0090  
Jo Mills3,990Did you not mark your calendars? Shame, shame. Last year +Scott Cramer dared me to sit under my desk at work and share a picture; I did, he reshared and viral chaos ensued ;P It was so much fun that we decided to make it an annual event, so get under your desk (or kitchen table or coffee table), take a pic and post it on G+ with the ridiculously long hashtag #InternationalTakeAPictureUnderYourDeskDay ! And, mind your noggin. Last year some companies even got their whole office involved; along with kids and pets - sitting under your desk is for everyone ;P It's Friday. You aren't really working anyway. Original post from 2012: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+ScottCramer/posts/ZpCndemLEQ5#+ScottCramer/posts/ZpCndemLEQ5#InternationalTakeAPictureUnderYourDeskDay2013-11-08 01:00:0054  

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2016-09-29 00:46:26 (25 comments; 1 reshares; 20 +1s; )Open 

It’s time to stop pretending that this is about substance. This is about an eagerness to believe that a woman who seeks power will say or do anything to get it. This is about a Lady MacBeth stereotype that, frankly, should never have existed in the first place. This is about the one thing no one wants to admit it’s about.

Consider, for a moment, two people. One, as a young woman at the beginning of a promising legal career, went door to door searching for ways to guarantee an education to the countless disabled and disadvantaged children who had fallen through the cracks. The other, as a young millionaire, exacted revenge on his recently deceased brother’s family by cutting off the medical insurance desperately needed by his nephew’s newborn son, who at eighteen months of age was suffering from violent seizures brought on by a rare neurological disorder.

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2016-09-30 02:57:45 (0 comments; 3 reshares; 10 +1s; )Open 

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2016-09-29 14:19:58 (13 comments; 0 reshares; 51 +1s; )Open 

MFW I'm riding with another tech today. This should be fun. 

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2016-09-30 11:05:28 (5 comments; 0 reshares; 9 +1s; )Open 

This does not surprise me at all. 

This does not surprise me at all. ___

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2016-09-30 10:59:39 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

The convention circuit has been good to him. 

The convention circuit has been good to him. ___

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2016-09-30 10:57:33 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

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2016-09-29 20:24:10 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

Wondering if your presentation is sexist? Flip it around! These are delightful turn-abouts! Well done

Wondering if your presentation is sexist? Flip it around! These are delightful turn-abouts! Well done___

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2016-09-29 20:15:02 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 8 +1s; )Open 

Founders of Atari, Ted Dabney, Nolan Bushnell, Fred Marinck 1972

Founders of Atari, Ted Dabney, Nolan Bushnell, Fred Marinck 1972___

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2016-09-29 20:14:41 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

America's largest denomination currency, the 100,000 dollar bill. The gold certificate note, which bears President Woodrow Wilson's portrait, was used only for official transactions between Federal Reserve Banks. It was not circulated among the general public and cannot be legally held by currency note collectors.

America's largest denomination currency, the 100,000 dollar bill. The gold certificate note, which bears President Woodrow Wilson's portrait, was used only for official transactions between Federal Reserve Banks. It was not circulated among the general public and cannot be legally held by currency note collectors.___

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2016-09-29 20:14:24 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Hugh Hefner, and Wilt Chamberlain at the Playboy mansion in 1977.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Hugh Hefner, and Wilt Chamberlain at the Playboy mansion in 1977.___

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2016-09-29 20:12:34 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

An intriguing look at what currency in the United States look liked in 1923 compared to today.

An intriguing look at what currency in the United States look liked in 1923 compared to today.___

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2016-09-29 20:01:29 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

The Different Ways Fox, MSNBC, and CNN Recapped Monday's Debate http://trib.al/k9mJtZw

The Different Ways Fox, MSNBC, and CNN Recapped Monday's Debate http://trib.al/k9mJtZw___

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2016-09-29 14:31:05 (5 comments; 0 reshares; 12 +1s; )Open 

You're driving a car with no license plate and no hubcaps? That doesn't look suspicious at all. 

You're driving a car with no license plate and no hubcaps? That doesn't look suspicious at all. ___

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2016-09-29 14:23:00 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Star Trek has never been a popular show in France, only gaining some popularity there after the recent JJ Abrams reboot films. Teleportation 2161 is a new French 10-part documentary series just translated into English, Spanish, and German that takes a look back at the 50-year-old franchise and what it means to the French in a time when it’s still uncool to be a Trekkie....

Star Trek has never been a popular show in France, only gaining some popularity there after the recent JJ Abrams reboot films. Teleportation 2161 is a new French 10-part documentary series just translated into English, Spanish, and German that takes a look back at the 50-year-old franchise and what it means to the French in a time when it’s still uncool to be a Trekkie....___

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2016-09-29 14:19:58 (13 comments; 0 reshares; 51 +1s; )Open 

MFW I'm riding with another tech today. This should be fun. 

MFW I'm riding with another tech today. This should be fun. ___

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2016-09-29 14:17:47 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Excerpt: One of the latest ingredients thrown in the kitchen sink of porn addiction theories is the idea that sex/porn related problems emerge from attachment disturbances. To put it briefly, attachment theory argues that humans develop attachment and connection to other people, and that these attachment styles are formed early in life, and persist throughout a person’s life. These theories have been developed and applied in therapy, and are used to support the importance of good early parenting, in developing a child’s ability for later healthy relationship skills.

Attachment is absolutely and definitely important. For over a decade, I’ve run a treatment foster care program, and we regularly see children whose early family experiences were deeply unhealthy – these children struggle in adolescence and later, to allow people to be close to them, to care about them, or for the childto rely on peo... more »

Excerpt: One of the latest ingredients thrown in the kitchen sink of porn addiction theories is the idea that sex/porn related problems emerge from attachment disturbances. To put it briefly, attachment theory argues that humans develop attachment and connection to other people, and that these attachment styles are formed early in life, and persist throughout a person’s life. These theories have been developed and applied in therapy, and are used to support the importance of good early parenting, in developing a child’s ability for later healthy relationship skills.

Attachment is absolutely and definitely important. For over a decade, I’ve run a treatment foster care program, and we regularly see children whose early family experiences were deeply unhealthy – these children struggle in adolescence and later, to allow people to be close to them, to care about them, or for the child to rely on people who may ultimately abandon them. Unfortunately, attachment theory ignores the significant biological/genetic predispositions that these children often have, prior to their experience of unstable parenting. Attachment theory inadequately addresses the many comorbid factors, such as neglect, lack of education, institutionalization, mental illness, etc., that these children experience simultaneously, and take the too-simple approachof blaming these later problems predominantly on attachment. Attachment theory sometimes suggests that the singular treatment for these issues, is developing a healthy, secure relationship, for instance with a therapist.

Applied to sexual issues, the attachment argument goes that men who have problems managing their porn or sex behaviors have an attachment disorder whereby their interest in frequent, casual or “unattached” sex is an expression of their disturbed attachment style. Some folks even go so far as to argue that when young males watch porn, they are developing an “attachment to porn,” instead of to other people.  This is kind of like the famous Konrad Lorenz study, where baby ducks attached (or more accurately, imprinted) on a human scientist rather than the mommy duck. So, in this interesting theory, males who watch porn when they’re learning about sex and masturbating, attach to porn instead of to the idea or reality of other people and thereafter have difficulty developing a healthy, intimate relationship with another person.

There’s a problem here though. Several in fact. First, although adolescent boys are often pretty silly, they’re not ducks. Secondly, attachment is a distinct, biologically-mediated process from imprinting. Thirdly, those who argue that people can attach to a stimulus such as porn also seem to be confusing attachment with the “transitional object” idea. Remember Linus and his blanket? Remember you with that favorite stuffed animal? People often learn to associate and use some object as a soothing tool or strategy, particularly when the person is under a high degree of stress and may have inadequate alternative coping strategies. Many men do use porn to manage stress – the answer isn’t to shame them for it or take away their blanket – the therapeutic intervention is to assist them in naming and understanding their stress, and developing a multitude of tools to use to reduce or manage their stress.

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2016-09-29 13:57:13 (10 comments; 0 reshares; 21 +1s; )Open 

I'm convinced some people have a portable improbability field generator. Improbable bad things just seem to happen to them on a regular basis. 

I'm convinced some people have a portable improbability field generator. Improbable bad things just seem to happen to them on a regular basis. ___

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2016-09-29 00:46:26 (25 comments; 1 reshares; 20 +1s; )Open 

It’s time to stop pretending that this is about substance. This is about an eagerness to believe that a woman who seeks power will say or do anything to get it. This is about a Lady MacBeth stereotype that, frankly, should never have existed in the first place. This is about the one thing no one wants to admit it’s about.

Consider, for a moment, two people. One, as a young woman at the beginning of a promising legal career, went door to door searching for ways to guarantee an education to the countless disabled and disadvantaged children who had fallen through the cracks. The other, as a young millionaire, exacted revenge on his recently deceased brother’s family by cutting off the medical insurance desperately needed by his nephew’s newborn son, who at eighteen months of age was suffering from violent seizures brought on by a rare neurological disorder.

What kind of a societytreats ... more »

It’s time to stop pretending that this is about substance. This is about an eagerness to believe that a woman who seeks power will say or do anything to get it. This is about a Lady MacBeth stereotype that, frankly, should never have existed in the first place. This is about the one thing no one wants to admit it’s about.

Consider, for a moment, two people. One, as a young woman at the beginning of a promising legal career, went door to door searching for ways to guarantee an education to the countless disabled and disadvantaged children who had fallen through the cracks. The other, as a young millionaire, exacted revenge on his recently deceased brother’s family by cutting off the medical insurance desperately needed by his nephew’s newborn son, who at eighteen months of age was suffering from violent seizures brought on by a rare neurological disorder.

What kind of a society treats these two people as equal in any way? What kind of society even considers the latter over the former for its highest office?

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2016-09-28 23:47:13 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 11 +1s; )Open 

I saw a 1980s TV commercial for a bank that offered your choice of a toaster, an iron, or 2 smoke detectors for opening a new savings account. Now you don't even get a handshake. 

I saw a 1980s TV commercial for a bank that offered your choice of a toaster, an iron, or 2 smoke detectors for opening a new savings account. Now you don't even get a handshake. ___

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2016-09-28 23:37:44 (6 comments; 1 reshares; 13 +1s; )Open 

There has been practically no coverage of this story in my local news. They keep talking about Charlotte and Baton Rouge just about daily. So I guess if you dress as a Nazi and have Nazi paraphernalia in your car and home, you get a free pass, and you're certainly not a terrorist. 

There has been practically no coverage of this story in my local news. They keep talking about Charlotte and Baton Rouge just about daily. So I guess if you dress as a Nazi and have Nazi paraphernalia in your car and home, you get a free pass, and you're certainly not a terrorist. ___

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2016-09-28 23:23:14 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 1 +1s; )Open 

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2016-09-28 11:27:21 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 9 +1s; )Open 

I've noticed this.

This certainly paints McDs in a new light for me.

#fb___I've noticed this.

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2016-09-28 00:43:17 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 2 +1s; )Open 

Anyone have this problem?

Anyone have this problem?___

2016-09-28 00:32:24 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 20 +1s; )Open 

Netflix spends more on original programming than HBO does. Streaming is apparently where it's at. 

Netflix spends more on original programming than HBO does. Streaming is apparently where it's at. ___

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2016-09-28 00:18:12 (8 comments; 2 reshares; 24 +1s; )Open 

For most people, religion is chosen for them in childhood. If your parents are Christian, you grow up practicing one of the flavors of Christianity. If your parents are Muslim, you grow up practicing one of the flavors of Islam. So on it goes. Few of us can say we chose a religion (or lack thereof) in adulthood vastly different from our upbringing. Most of us just want to conform, even if we can't admit it.

~JD___For most people, religion is chosen for them in childhood. If your parents are Christian, you grow up practicing one of the flavors of Christianity. If your parents are Muslim, you grow up practicing one of the flavors of Islam. So on it goes. Few of us can say we chose a religion (or lack thereof) in adulthood vastly different from our upbringing. Most of us just want to conform, even if we can't admit it.

2016-09-27 15:59:34 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 14 +1s; )Open 

If I don't need a time-sensitive response from you, I prefer to send a text with all the pertinent information and then move on with my day while you do what you need to do. If I need a time-sensitive response, I'll call you. It's my way of prioritizing the important things. 

If I don't need a time-sensitive response from you, I prefer to send a text with all the pertinent information and then move on with my day while you do what you need to do. If I need a time-sensitive response, I'll call you. It's my way of prioritizing the important things. ___

2016-09-27 15:47:15 (5 comments; 0 reshares; 25 +1s; )Open 

It's interesting how Trump’s answer to improving race relations is to "bring back law and order." Seriously? Dog whistle much? 

It's interesting how Trump’s answer to improving race relations is to "bring back law and order." Seriously? Dog whistle much? ___

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2016-09-27 15:12:24 (24 comments; 1 reshares; 22 +1s; )Open 

Pretty much.

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2016-09-27 10:52:28 (3 comments; 3 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

Our Fact Checks of the First Debate http://nyti.ms/2dfrJvu

Our Fact Checks of the First Debate http://nyti.ms/2dfrJvu___

2016-09-27 04:17:53 (15 comments; 0 reshares; 9 +1s; )Open 

Why was Trump sniffling and drinking water so frequently? 

Why was Trump sniffling and drinking water so frequently? ___

2016-09-27 02:44:28 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 12 +1s; )Open 

Debate prep matters. 

Debate prep matters. ___

2016-09-27 02:41:22 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 12 +1s; )Open 

Trump did a dominance move by patting Clinton on the back after the handshake. Typical. 

Trump did a dominance move by patting Clinton on the back after the handshake. Typical. ___

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2016-09-27 02:34:53 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

PolitiFact Live ‏@politifactlive 4m4 minutes ago
LIVE FACT-CHECK: Donald Trump mischaracterizes NATO change and his role in it

PolitiFact Live ‏@politifactlive 4m4 minutes ago
LIVE FACT-CHECK: Donald Trump mischaracterizes NATO change and his role in it___

2016-09-27 02:33:25 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 6 +1s; )Open 

I can't wait to see what the foreign press says about this debate. 

I can't wait to see what the foreign press says about this debate. ___

2016-09-27 02:23:37 (6 comments; 1 reshares; 11 +1s; )Open 

His strongest asset is his temperament? 

His strongest asset is his temperament? ___

2016-09-27 02:17:15 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 13 +1s; )Open 

We could not have remained in Iraq. Iraq was a sovereign nation and had decided our troops needed to leave. To remain when they wanted us out would have violated their sovereignty and been an occupation, not a friendly agreement between peers. 

We could not have remained in Iraq. Iraq was a sovereign nation and had decided our troops needed to leave. To remain when they wanted us out would have violated their sovereignty and been an occupation, not a friendly agreement between peers. ___

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2016-09-27 02:13:26 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

PolitiFact Live ‏@politifactlive 20s20 seconds ago
LIVE FACT-CHECK: Trump's suggestion that Hillary Clinton and her campaign started the birther movement is False. http://bit.ly/2cUe35Y

PolitiFact Live ‏@politifactlive 20s20 seconds ago
LIVE FACT-CHECK: Trump's suggestion that Hillary Clinton and her campaign started the birther movement is False. http://bit.ly/2cUe35Y___

2016-09-27 01:48:38 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 16 +1s; )Open 

WTF is Trump saying? Bring back law and order? Gestapo tactics perhaps? 

WTF is Trump saying? Bring back law and order? Gestapo tactics perhaps? ___

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2016-09-27 01:37:33 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 5 +1s; )Open 

PolitiFact Live ‏@politifactlive 27s28 seconds ago
LIVE FACT-CHECK: Trump is wrong about financial disclosures being better than tax returns.
http://bit.ly/2djLIGj

PolitiFact Live ‏@politifactlive 27s28 seconds ago
LIVE FACT-CHECK: Trump is wrong about financial disclosures being better than tax returns.
http://bit.ly/2djLIGj___

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2016-09-27 01:34:56 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 9 +1s; )Open 

On this day:
At 26th September of 1982, "Knight Rider" premiered on NBC. Created and produced by Glen A. Larson, the show stars David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, a high-tech modern crime fighter assisted by KITT, an advanced artificially intelligent, self-aware and nearly indestructible car.

This memorable TV show is solid in entertainment and combines the ingredients that make the nostalgic and unique 80's atmosphere, like classic humor, fun, some action (but without exaggerating) and lots of adventure. But the 80's trademark doesn't end here: this is all combined with a dressing style and hairstyles typical from the 80's and the music is also a "must". Who can ever forget that fantastic opening song ? It is so expressive, so timeless, so fresh, so 80's.

Conceived and produced by Glen A. Larson, the show was an instant hit.... more »

On this day:
At 26th September of 1982, "Knight Rider" premiered on NBC. Created and produced by Glen A. Larson, the show stars David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, a high-tech modern crime fighter assisted by KITT, an advanced artificially intelligent, self-aware and nearly indestructible car.

This memorable TV show is solid in entertainment and combines the ingredients that make the nostalgic and unique 80's atmosphere, like classic humor, fun, some action (but without exaggerating) and lots of adventure. But the 80's trademark doesn't end here: this is all combined with a dressing style and hairstyles typical from the 80's and the music is also a "must". Who can ever forget that fantastic opening song ? It is so expressive, so timeless, so fresh, so 80's.

Conceived and produced by Glen A. Larson, the show was an instant hit. This was the last series Larson devised at Universal Television before he moved to 20th Century Fox. The intro throughout most of the episodes began with a narration: "Knight Rider, a shadowy flight into the dangerous world of a man who does not exist. Michael Knight, a young loner on a crusade to champion the cause of the innocent, the helpless, the powerless in a world of criminals who operate above the law."

Michael Knight is the role that made David Hasselhoff a superstar. This role was a landmark for him, the pinnacle of his career. His character had his face blown off as the cop, Michael Long. However, after billionaire Wilton Knight, found the man near to death in the desert, he had found the ‘one' he wanted to front his new crime-fighting outfit.

Accepting the challenge, Michael Long becomes Michael Knight. To aid him, he is given a car and what a car it is! So much horsepower it can't be measured, every electronic device imaginable and then some, impervious to anything short of heavy artillery and controlled by an Artificial Intelligence with the voice of William Daniels. The Knight Industries Two Thousand, "K.I.T.T." was the real star of the show.

K.I.T.T. was equipped with a variety of gadgets, as well as being able to reach high speeds. One of the greatest stunts, whether it was the life sized car, or miniature, was the Turbo Boost. Michael Knight hit the button and the car jumped, almost flew, over anything in its way or just to get somewhere far away. The unique sound effect used during these stunts added to the excitement. Ironically, despite all that, K.I.T.T. was more human than his driver. He frequently demonstrated a wide range of emotions, with an especially protective and caring nature toward Michael Knight.

Edward Mulhare played Devon Miles, the front for the foundation for Law and Government. He is of British decent and Michael gives him nothing but a headache, from all his antics. He is a very knowledgeable fellow when it comes to criminal activities and personnel. In addition, his experience from war and prison camps helps Devon in many areas of his work for FLAG (Foundation for Law and Government). He died in 1996 from lung cancer.

Patricia McPherson starred as Bonnie Barstow, a female mechanical engineer who looked after Michael's car, K.I.T.T., and was given plenty of opportunity to do so. She was a university student and then become a member of FLAG, who makes Devon and Michael look good. She is stunning on the eye and a very intelligent computer operator to boot. Patricia also had a contract dispute, that saw her role temporarily taken over by a new actress.

Rebecca Holden replaced Patricia McPherson in the second season as the mechanical engineer, April Curtis, who looked after KITT. She was a good replacement, though she did not have the same appeal that Bonnie had. April is a bright and bubbly character, which also helps make 'Knight Rider' a fun show to watch. Her experience in other areas also helps in her job for FLAG. With one episode entirely devoted to April's niece, a lovely young girl who has a very dangerous medical condition.

Peter Parros starred as Regional Cornelius the third (RC3) in the 4th series. He is sort of a back-up for Michael, but is lacking in FLAG class, that suits Michael Knight. 'Knight Rider' originally ran from September 26, 1982, to April 4, 1986. 5 years after that (1991) they aired a movie called 'Knight Rider 2000'. This movie was supposed to become a television show as well, however after noticing the low rates, they decided not to do any follow ups.

Few people would argue that the show was intellectual, but it thrived on the Rule of Cool and Hasselhoff's suave performance. Not only that, it was a good family show, essentially aimed towards children yet dressed up as adult fare. Much like Remington Steele, it had Idiosyncratic Episode Naming with "Knight" as a pun: "Knight of the Phoenix", "A Good Knight's Work", etc.

For the final season, K.I.T.T. was given the ability to transform into an armored high-speed mode, and also given a convertible top to showcase Pontiac's new convertible Trans Am. Although the Product Placement is obvious (and the show referred to the car as a Trans Am early on) the brand-name drop was eliminated at the request of Pontiac, as buyers were asking for options that weren't actually available on production models. Thereafter the car was referred to by bystanders simply as a "black T-top."

In 1997, 'Team Knight Rider' was introduced as a spinoff. Set sometime in the near future, the show featured a fleet of intelligent vehicles. Michael Knight returned at the end of the final episode of the first season, though he was not played by David Hasselhoff. This was a cliffhanger intended to be explained in the next season. However, the show did not catch on and the second season was not commissioned. 'Team Knight Rider' ran for 22 episodes.

On September 26, 2007, NBC announced that it was creating a two-hour backdoor pilot to air later that season. In the new version, Justin Bruening stars as the estranged son of Michael Knight, Mike Traceur. Deanna Russo plays Traceur's one-time girlfriend and love interest, Sarah Graiman. Val Kilmer recorded the voice for the new K.I.T.T. (Knight Industries Three Thousand) Mustang. On May 19, 2009, NBC announced that 'Knight Rider' was canceled after one season because of poor ratings.

'Knight Rider' was consistently good throughout it's run and remains one of the most fondly remembered action adventure TV shows of the 1980s. From 82 to 86, this was the coolest show on TV.

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Damn, Trump is already lying and the debate is barely underway. 

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