Tag Archive | television

Falling asleep during the movie invalidates your perspective

It was Friday night. My girlfriend, Ashley, and I were lounging at home. “Is it my turn to pick out a movie tonight?” I asked. “I don’t know,” Ashley said. “Is it? I thought you picked out the movie last Friday?” “What movie did I pick out?” I asked. She shrugged. “I don’t know. I […]

TV Guide listings for my five favorite shows

Sometimes TV Guide listings can be a little *too* detailed.

‘I’ll take ‘Lame Anecdotes’ for $200, Alex’

Why is it that Jeopardy! contestants always have the lamest anecdotes? You know what I mean. After the first commercial break, host Alex Trebek asks each competitor to tell the audience a little bit about themselves. These people have this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to appear on television in front of millions of people, but do any of them have […]