That apparently, O Brother, Where Art Thou fits into ABC Family’s programming guidelines. I think family entertainment should be about more than simply portraying families, but about conveying the kinds of stories families are so good at teaching each other. The myriad lessons of both the Odyssey and the Depression surely count. As do the lessons in American music. I particularly like this one:
The movie airs tonight at 7:30. I’ll be trying to tune in to show some support for the network’s decision.