TV Finally! Vulcan Productions Does Something Useful
posted by October 31 at 14:26 PMon
I’ve gotten used to seeing Vulcan Productions (the film-production wing of Paul Allen’s axis of weevil) turn out the deeply misguided and the merely mediocre. (OK, fine, you liked Bickford Schmeckler’s Cool Ideas. But the slobbered-over Far From Heaven was a desiccated tribute to melodrama, and I’ll fight anybody who disagrees.)
So I’m intrigued to see Allen fly his nerd flag and back NOVA’s Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial. I like the idea of focusing on the Dover decision—the propagation of intelligent design is, after all, a legitimate topic for legal debate, whereas it’s outside the proper scope of science. The episode will air on PBS on Tuesday, November 13 at 8 pm.