Everything I know I learned from television

Once upon a time – at my previous job – there was talk of sending a reporter to spend the night in jail to write about the experience. It never ended up happening, but I like to think I’d have done just fine if I’d been chosen. (I had a 50/50 chance as there wereContinue reading “Everything I know I learned from television”

March 22, 2011.

A.K.A. Day 2 without The Wire. The withdrawals have begun. I already miss Omar. And Bubbles. And McNulty. And Bunk. And Herc. And Freamon. And Greggs. Hell, I even miss Rawls. Oh. Not sure what I’m talking about? Only the best show ever. Well, one of ’em anyway. We all know I like and watchContinue reading “March 22, 2011.”

Ode to a channel/Why I need to get a life

I probably should just leave the TV off before I go to bed. I’d probably sleep better. Or I could at least put it on the History Channel. That’s usually guaranteed to put me to sleep, unless of course they’re showing “Gangland” or something – because I’m not about to not learn how to surviveContinue reading “Ode to a channel/Why I need to get a life”

Quite the conundrum

I watch a fair amount of TV, it’s safe to say. I have about four shows I watch on Monday, three on Wednesday, one on Saturday, two on Sunday and, well, a bunch on Thursday. Herein lies the issue – and why I got TiVo. Thursday nights are now my night out, sometimes the onlyContinue reading “Quite the conundrum”