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Bless This Big Brother House

July 27th, 2007 · Comments Off on Bless This Big Brother House · Religion, TV

I don’t think I keep it secret that on my cynical days, I’m an atheist, and on my more humble days I’ll cop to being agnostic. I do respect other people’s religions, as long as they don’t try to spill any of it on me, and I do know a few people who are truly […]

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Where boredom is the excitement

June 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Where boredom is the excitement · Gaming, TV

After watching some Ice Road Truckers, it’s clear the folks at the History Channel are hoping to strike some extreme blue collar View definition in a new window reality TV gold like the Discovery Channel did with “Deadliest Catch.“ While Ice Road Truckers is interesting, apparently it’s not interesting enough. The producers are always trying to amp up the danger angle […]

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The filth on TV

April 9th, 2007 · Comments Off on The filth on TV · TV

We have television sets all around the floor at work that are constantly tuned to CNBC. The one near me is unfortunately placed right in my field of vision, above and behind my computer monitor. Even with the sound off, I find the motion so distracting that I erected a cardboard blind on the top […]

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You mean slop design

February 5th, 2007 · Comments Off on You mean slop design · Reviews, TV

Finally got around to watching “Top Design” on Bravo. Bravo is definitely milking the successful formula of “Project Runway”. And milking it to death, because Top Design feels still-born. Project Runway, Bravo’s original creative competition reality show works well because you can look at the clothing the designers make and have your own opinion. It […]

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On the small screen, the very small screen

January 24th, 2007 · Comments Off on On the small screen, the very small screen · Culture, Gadgets, TV

After poo-pooing the idea of watching video on an iPod, I finally changed my mind and was the lucky recipient of an 80GB iPod for my past birthday. With the help of Handbrake and iSquint, I can rip DVDs and torrented movie files of things that Conny View definition in a new window doesn’t want to watch and consume them in […]

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