There is a downside to going without cable: If you do it long enough, eventually you will find yourself watching back-to-back episodes of Army Wives, because it will be the only thing on streaming Netflix that you haven’t yet seen. That’s if you’re like me, and tend to save the worst for last. Army […]
Packers, shmackers. How about those ads?
With the Super Bowl, it’s never about which team won; it’s about which commercial did. You have to love a country in which the ads always generate more discussion than the game to which they’re attached. I would say I’ve already forgotten which team won on the field, but that would be a slight […]
So long, Larry. Don’t forget your meds
There’s bad news, as they say, and there’s good. The bad news is that we’re screwed in the Gulf, screwed in Afghanistan and screwed in all things economic. The good news: Larry King is finally calling it quits. Perhaps we’ve turned the corner. Yes, after 50 years that seems like 50,000 years, the skeletal […]
Give me that remote control
I’ve been watching more TV lately. I suppose it could be another sign of creeping, slack-jawed sloth, but I prefer to think it’s because there are better shows now — even though I concede that crap like “Real Housewives” and “The Bachelor” and “Who Wants to be a Publicity Whore?” remain depressingly popular. But […]
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