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October 10, 2008
-The only political ad worth watching
Kristen Bell is absolutely fracking adorable in this GAP Vote For ____ advertisement....
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June 30, 2008
-I can't wait for Quantum of Solace
I hate going to movie theaters and nothing encourages me to go more than a new James Bond movie. At the time I was very disappointed that Pierce Brosnan...
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December 20, 2007
-Forgetting Sarah Marshall Trailer Is Out
Ok, I admit I'm just a little obsessed with Kristen Bell. I have her on the top of my TiVo WishList, I've seen every Veronica Mars episode at least six...
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September 14, 2007
-What I'm Watching...Fall 2007 TV Grid
Once again I've made my Fall TV Grid [PDF] which shows what I will be TiVoing and watching on TV this Fall. I'm looking forward most to the return of...
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July 25, 2007
-TiVo Series3 Is So Tempting
I'd love to replace my aging 40 hour Sony Tivo Series 1 with the just released Series 3 TiVo Lite. It's just like the $799 TiVo HD Series3 except it's...
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July 11, 2007
-Galleon 2.4.1 released
Galleon 2.4.1 has just been released and includes many fixes and updates for Windows and Mac users. Release Notes If you're unfamiliar, Galleon is a TiVo Media Server that allows...
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June 19, 2007
-Galleon For Mac Released
An alpha version of Galleon for the Mac has been announced almost one month to the day after I named it as one of the 10 Missing Mac OS X...
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June 07, 2007
-Help Save Veronica Mars From Cancellation!
The deadline to renew Veronica Mars is June 15, 2007 and there is still time to help save the show! Hercules at AICN has launched a campaign to send Mars...
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May 18, 2007
-Best "Get A Mac" Ad Isn't On TV
This Mac ad hasn't appeared on US TV, nor is it on the Apple's TV Ads page. Strange because it's the best one yet....
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May 17, 2007
-Veronica Mars Cancelled
Well, it's practically official now, the best show on TV will be wrapping up for good on Tuesday . I'm heart broken. There's still hope for another Rob Thomas...
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May 10, 2007
-The Rat Wants To Steal Your Remote
ABC and ESPN (owned by Disney) have entered into a deal with Cox Communications to offer TV shows and football games on demand but viewers won't be able to fast-forward...
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May 07, 2007
-TiVo Desktop 2.4 Review
TiVo released TiVo Desktop 2.4 last week after a pretty long public beta cycle. While Desktop 2.4 is for Windows. Vista is not yet supported. (Vista sucks anyway!) It requires...
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May 01, 2007
-Don't Forget: Veronica Mars Returns tonight
After way too long of a hiatus, Veronica Mars is finally returning to the CW network tonight (Tuesday) at 9:00 PM. (Check your local listings.) Don't forget to watch! Here...
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April 11, 2007
-Comcast Cable Is Ridiculous
Almost immediately after Comcast swallowed up Adelphia the service went down hill. Adelphia's was never that great but I didn't think it could actually get worse! ffs Adelphia was in...
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March 16, 2007
-Save Veronica Mars!
You can help save Veronica Mars from cancellation....
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February 28, 2007
-Watch Your Web Downloads on TiVo FREE!
TiVo has released a new beta of TiVoToGo that allows you to play some web videos on your TiVo but you'll have to pay $24.95 for the privilege. Support is...
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January 25, 2007
-Walking Out on Netflix
I won the Netflix Lottery but I kinda feel like I've been given a booby prize. The "Watch Now" movie selection is pathetic. I literally paged through ALL the movies...
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December 18, 2006
-Sunday TV Officially Sucks Now
Now that The Wire has concluded its 5th season, there is almost no reason to turn on the TV. Sure, The Simpsons and Family Guy are good for a few...
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August 22, 2006
-Ready, Set, TiVo! Fall 2006 TV Schedule PDF
Every year I share My Fall TiVo Schedule [PDF 86KB file]. It shows what I'm TiVoing (in blue and green) and what I'm avoiding (in white and striked out) but...
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February 19, 2006
-Bill Maher is smarter than god
Bill Maher has topped all his past "New Rules" segments from "Real Time with Bill Maher" with the following from Friday night's episode on HBO: If churches don't have to...
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February 17, 2006
-Netflix and their customers don't care
I was given a gift subscription to Netflix during the holidays. I cannot say with all honesty that I've completely enjoyed this gift. My queue is mostly filled with...
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October 16, 2005
-Celebrity Bra Cup Size List
Don't know how accurate this list or exactly how the bust sizes for these celebrities were obtained but here's the list one of my friends sent me... Alicia Silverstone 33-B...
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September 12, 2003
-Are you a Fox News Junkie?
At home I almost always have my TV tuned to Fox News but even when its not I can still keep up with breaking news thanks to the new Fox...
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August 21, 2003
-Ready, Set, TiVo!
It's time to start deciding what I will be recording on TiVo this fall. So I headed over to The Futon Critic to see the network grids and read reviews....
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June 08, 2003
-"We who have seen war never stop seeing...We Were Soldiers"
If you subscribe to Showtime you should check your local listings and make sure you watch the next showing of We Were Soldiers. If you are not a subscriber then...
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May 29, 2003
-Turn it off
I've lost my tolerance for broadcast news. The constant hyping of terrorism, SARS, Mad Cow and West Nile has crossed the line and turned into fear mongering. The latest...
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December 26, 2002
-I don't understand TV commercials
I just noticed a new trend to TV commercials today because I've been watching live TV instead of using my TiVo to blow through them. Why is it every four...
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December 19, 2002
-The Big Con
<sarcasim> Everyday most of us intentionally wait to listen to liar. We sit there with anticipation to hear this liar come on and tell us the weather with an obnoxiously...
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November 17, 2002
-Thank You Larry David
"I think that I should mention that I have one problem and that problem is with Salmon. I won't buy it! I won't broil it! I won't bake it!" -...
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November 01, 2002
-I want the bottom third back!
Jerry Seinfeld on David Letterman last evening... I tell you the other problem I'm having on the news, the strip along the bottom. That never stops. It never stops. There...
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October 21, 2002
-King Pin
Tonight's King of Queens featured bowling and TiVo, two of my favorite things. (Three if you count feeling up breasts. ) Doug and his buddies are bowling on a league...
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October 12, 2002
-Stop the planet I want step off
I thought it was my fever that was preventing me from understanding the phrases on the on-screen graphics on CNN Headline News. It turns out I'm just not up to...
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October 07, 2002
-Don't bother us we're busy!
President Bush's scheduled 8 p.m. EDT speech tonight in Cincinnati, which is expected to address the threat Iraq poses to the United States and the possibility of war is not...
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October 04, 2002
-Friends Declared DOA by CSI
I didn't TiVo Friends last night and it appears I wasn't the only one. Drudge is reporting, "CBS's CSI pulled the highest rating on Thursday, according to fresh Nielsen overnight...
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September 30, 2002
-The only clear thing is; CBS Owns Friday Nights
After last Thursday's very disappointing night of TV primers I didn't have high hopes for Friday's. After just five minutes into CBS's Hack all my fears were forgotten. This is...
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September 27, 2002
-Must Skip TV
I was looking forward to unwinding tonight with the season premiers of some old favorites. But after coming home late and watching Friends, Good Morning Miami, and ER on my...
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September 23, 2002
-Hello?! What? I'm At A Concert!!
Sure, you might be able to call me immature for saying this or think I am easily amused but I'll go on record and say it anyway: Comedy Central's (and...
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September 22, 2002
-My TiVo Thinks It's Gay
I really had to laugh while watching HBO's Mind of the Married Man tonight. The show began with Micky complaining to his friends that his TiVo thinks he is gay....
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September 21, 2002
-A Wagon Train to the Stars
When Gene Roddenberry pitched Star Trek to NBC he likened it as a, "Wagon Train to the Stars," explaining that it would be a cowboy show, however it'll just be...
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September 17, 2002
-Do they give doctorates in cow tipping now?
Could someone please tell me which network fool decided to give Dr. Phil a TV show? Better yet, I'd like to meet the prize morons who presented him with a...
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August 30, 2002
-Ready, Set, TiVo!
My birthday every year reminds me it's time to start deciding what I will record (and hopefully watch on TiVo--if I find time.) So last night I headed over to...
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