Fiddlin’ On The Roof
As mentioned in one of my previous posts, I’ve easily slipped myself right off the Time Warner grid. I finally got my ass off the sofa today and went up on the roof, where I quickly hooked up a digital but basically old school style antenna to upgrade the rabbit ears I’d been using, and I now have about 90 very sharp digital channels, many of which are in HD.
I’ve never understood all of the big noise that the the cable company makes about having HD programming, it’s not like HD will make all that crap on most of the channels any better, at best it might be a bit sharper.
I’ve always said that I’d much rather see something with a good idea and talented actors that I like the work of that was shot with a VHS camcorder, than any of the mass produced dreck that’s filling prime time hours, even if it was shot in IMAX.
I’ve been asking visitors to my home for their reactions to what they see on the screen, and most think as I do, that the picture received over the air, stuff I also call “for free”, is far superior to anything that was brought in on cable. Something to do with more bandwidth, or so I’m told, but the picture just plain looks better.
So now my monthly nut has dropped about $100.00 or so, and that’s even after doing the Netflix thing to see a few new feature films a week, I’m still way to the good, and I’m using those savings to beef up the payments on the few remaining credit cards I haven’t paid off yet.
Unchain your t.v…….. This revolution will be televised.
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P.S., check back for occasional updates and rewrites….
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