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Monday, January 30, 2021

I happened to be channel-flipping earlier this afternoon, and came upon a showing of that Tom Hanks classic, Bachelor Party.

The strange thing: It was being shown on Women’s Entertainment Network.

There’s something so not-right about watching a movie like that, even edited for television, with that “WE” logo ever-present in the corner of the screen. And that says nothing for the amount of undermining it does to WE’s brand identity.

Incidentally, I always like to say that Bachelor Party represents Hanks’ finest work on the silver screen. I don’t mean it, of course… But I still like to say it.

- Costa Tsiokos, Mon 01/30/2006 05:57:14 PM
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