Cable is Absurd
What’s the number of channels do you have with your premium cable bundle? Do you even understand? Do you understand what’s airing on channel 766 at 8 pm on Monday? You should. You’re paying for all that goodies on the QVC channel that you never ever view and for the whole channel dedicated to paid announcements that gives more TELEVISION time to Chuck Norris to hock the “total gym fitness products” than he ever saw with Walker: Texas Ranger. You are paying for numerous channels you will never ever view playing lousy programs that nobody need to ever lay eyes on.
Enter: The web.
Invented by Al Gore at some point in the 90’s (joking), the web has actually grown tremendously. They have actually even put TELEVISION programs and movies on someone else’s servers so you can stream them to your computer. Not just that, but many of your favorite programs can be seen TOTALLY FREE utilizing the program’s network site or by merely looking it up on HULU.com. If you want a more exceptional service, Netflix, and HULU Plus both off a paid-for service that allows you to view entire seasons of your favorite programs and a lot of movies from the convenience of your home computer (still MUCH cheaper than cable). Heck, they’ve even integrated in those applications into TELEVISION’s, digital media receivers, and even computer game consoles like the Xbox and Nintendo Wii. Continue reading