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10 Years Late & Well Worth the Wait

You could say I’m a little behind in my reading and watching lists. I just now finished Moneyball — the Michael Lewis book about baseball and the Oakland A’s. It was published in 2003 and I’d always wanted to read it. But just never got around to it. I think my son bought it a […]

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The Problem(s) with The Newsroom

HBO’s The Newsroom recently wrapped up its first season. I don’t watch much dramatic TV, but the former TV news/sports guy in me decided to give this one a try. In a nutshell, it was a mess. It was like the car accident on the side of the highway that you can’t stop watching. (I’m […]

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DirecTV, You Frustrate Me So

We’ve been DirecTV customers since 2000 and have never had a bad experience with them. Until this year. More specifically, the past couple months, which have been frustrating enough to leave me wondering if Dish Network is really an option or not. March: New Home Install The story begins in March, when we moved to […]

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Thhhppfftttt to New York City (and TLC, too)

I think TLC’s Trading Places was the first home-related reality show I watched. That was due, in part, to the crush that I had on the host, Paige Davis, but also due to the fact that it was a fun idea: your help upgrade a room in your neighbor’s house while they help upgrade a […]

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Random Thoughts: Beavis & Butthead

Cari sent me a link to this interview with Mike Judge talking about the return of Beavis & Butthead to television. Confession: I’m excited by this news. Random thought: What if it’s one of those things that doesn’t live up to the hype you build up in your own mind? What if it’s nowhere near […]

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