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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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The Only Reality TV Show I’d Go On

When Cari and I used to watch Survivor regularly, we’d both manage to get about three minutes into any episode before realizing that we could never, ever go on the show. No way, now how. It was fun to watch, but that’s as close as we wanted to get to the show. I have a […]

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Best Buy = Clueless, But My Office Upgrade Survived

Three weeks ago today, on December 7th, I bought a new TV at Best Buy for my office. The one I bought is an LG brand, 32LE5400. It had all the things I wanted: 1080p 120 hz refresh rate built-in Internet connectability right size for my office right brand — either Samsung or LG It […]

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