Archive for the 'TV' Category


Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Libby’s not a psychologist; she was a mental patient at the same institution that Hurley was! (that’s my theory and I’m sticking to it). See also: Locke is a puppet of the island, separating people off (Walt, Claire/Aaron) so that they can be taken by The Others. I only said that mostly it wouldn’t be […]

Houston Public TV sucks too

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

I have long taken issue with Houston Public Radio, because they only run NPR feeds about 4 hours out of every day, which leaves me only right-wing talk radio to listen to when I don’t want music. Now, however, I have a similar beef with Houston Public Television. While in San Antonio last weekend, Dan […]

Donk donk … zzzz…

Tuesday, March 15th, 2005

You’ve perhaps heard of the (or the several) Law & Order drinking game. Because I’m lame and because I’m getting old, I propose instead The Law & Order Snoozing Game Begin watching L&O episode. Watch the first 25 minutes to get a sense of the characters, the plot, and a hint of the “classic Law […]

Ways to know if the NBA game you’re watching is taking place in the Midwest

Saturday, February 12th, 2005

No dramatic lighting. Newer and flashier big-city arenas dim the lights in the stands and focus stage-like lighting on the floor only. Midwestern arenas flood light everywhere, making it look like a high school gym. La Cucaracha plays over the loudspeakers. Not so many Hispanics in the Midwest who might find it stereotypical and/or offensive. […]

Oh, the horror!

Thursday, November 4th, 2004

I would have thought that nothing could trump the sadness of the election, that nothing could prevent November 3, 2004, from going down as “the day we lost to Bush, again.” TiVo has a funny way of surprising you, though. November 3, 2004, will now be known as “the day our TiVo blew up.” We […]