Cable is Absurd
How many channels do you have with your premium cable package? Do you even understand? Do you understand what’s being played on channel 766 at 8 pm on Wednesday? You ought to. You’re paying for all that goodies on the QVC channel that you never ever watch and for the entire channel dedicated to infomercials that offers more TV time to Chuck Norris to hock the “total gym” than he ever saw with Walker: Texas Ranger. You are paying for numerous channels you will never ever watch playing bad shows that nobody should ever lay eyes on.
Introducing: The web.
Invented by Al Gore at some point in the 90’s (joking), the web has grown exponentially. They have actually even put TV shows and movies on somebody else’s servers so you can stream them to your computer. Not just that, but much of your favorite shows can be viewed TOTALLY FREE using the program’s network site or by just looking it up on HULU.com. If you desire a more premium service, Netflix, and HULU Plus both off a paid-for service that permits you to watch entire seasons of your favorite shows and a lot of movies from the convenience of your home computer (still MORE AFFORDABLE than cable). Heck, they’ve even built in those applications into TV’s, digital media receivers, as well as video game consoles like the Xbox and Nintendo Wii. Continue reading →