RE: Reality show about technical writing

Subject: RE: Reality show about technical writing
From: <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com>
To: <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:36:57 +0000

Tenuous or not, I will still have to watch just to see if there's actually any mention of any aspect of the written instructions themselves (and, inevitably, how much they bad-mouth the writers who produced them).

BTW...helicopters will definitely need to be saved for later episodes; otherwise the project will be shut down after the resulting death and destruction. I'm hoping they manage to get a few shows in the can before they kill anybody.

-Brian H.

-----Original Message----- From: Keith Hood

Technical writing has only the thinnest and most tenuous connection with this show.  It's about a couple of people possibly killing themselves trying to use stuff they've never seen before without any training.  I'm pretty sure they will do their best to drum up "will Billy blow himself up by pressing the wrong button" moments. 


--- On Mon, 4/22/13, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net> wrote:

From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Subject: Re: Reality show about technical writing
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Monday, April 22, 2013, 8:34 AM

On Mon, 22 Apr 2013 08:31:08 -0400, Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com> wrote:

> http://blogs.amctv.com/movie-blog/2012/11/owners-manual.php
>
> I can't imagine what other shows are being developed to celebrate and exalt our profession. Your suggestions, please...

One word. Helicopter.

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Re: Reality show about technical writing: From: Peter Neilson
Re: Reality show about technical writing: From: Keith Hood

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