Cable is Absurd
What’s the number of channels do you have with your premium cable package? Do you even know? Do you know what’s airing 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 enjoy and for the whole channel devoted to commercials 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 hundreds of channels you will never enjoy playing lousy programs that no one ought to ever lay eyes on.
Introducing: The web.
Created by Al Gore sometime in the 90’s (joking), the web has grown exponentially. They have even put TV programs and movies on someone else’s servers so you can stream them to your computer system. Not only that, however many of your preferred programs can be seen TOTALLY FREE utilizing the show’s network site or by simply looking it up on HULU.com. If you want a more premium service, Netflix, and HULU Plus both off a paid-for service that enables you to enjoy entire seasons of your preferred programs and a lot of movies from the convenience of your home computer (still MUCH cheaper than cable). Heck, they have actually 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 “It’s Time To Get Rid Of The Cable and Home Phone”