Soccer and American Television

Every four years, two things happen in the world of soccer.  First, the FIFA World Cup.  It’s probably the single most captivating sporting event in the world, based on how many people stop what they’re doing in order to follow the tournament.  Second, someone in the world of American television will say, “If soccer is…

I Know the Next Shooter

I know the next shooter. He’s white, between 19 and 25.  He is thin and doesn’t do much with his hair.  It usually looks kind of messed, wavy, but he might have a buzzcut now.  It’s hard to say because he doesn’t leave the house much.  I think he’s an only child, not from a…

Dr. House, paging Dr. House

(reposted, and less relevant because the show has new characters than when this was written, but you still haven’t read it, so deal with it.) I don’t watch much television, maybe only three shows: some sports, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and I occasionally watch House, but only because someone else is watching it and I’m…

I’d Like to Report an Assault

I love CNN.  If you added up the minutes, I watch more CNN than anything else on television, but they have to calm it down.  This is a screen shot from this morning, as you can see in the upper left, at 11:42 AM, eastern time.  If you’re someone with problems focusing, I recommend you…

The Liberal Media?

reposted from about 3 years ago, but you’ve never read it.   I’m rather tired of hearing about the “liberal media.” in fact, i don’t agree with the thought, although i don’t disagree either.  let me explain. are the media on the left, sort of liberal in their attitudes?  I’d have to admit, yes they are. however,…

– i am old

i was a child of the ’70’s.  the first new year’s eve i can remember was 1971.  the tv shows that left impressions upon me were all in the family, the odd couple, m*a*s*h, f-troop, get smart, happy days, welcome back kotter, and i’m sure i’ve left out other very good ones. more important than television was the…