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PBS12 Saves Aimless Punk Kid

By Heather Dalton on October 20, 2020

I’ve often asked myself what trajectory my life would have taken had I never been introduced to Channel 12 or Teletunes.

I was a moody and dramatic child who sought solace over the airwaves, retreating in my room for hours on end with a hand-me-down TV (aluminum foil wrapped around the rabbit ears for the best possible reception). Admittedly, at that age, I put on airs – pretending to be far more of an intellectual than I actually was (I still tend to do that… oh imposter syndrome, you’re so funny)! PBS became my gateway for a wealth of discoveries. I could tune out the world at large and stumble into infinite worlds on KBDI-TV 12. Continue reading