It was the best of decades; it was the worst of decades. But really, as far as television is concerned, it was the best of decades. Yeah, there was a glut of reality shows that made stars — or “stars” — of morons like Jon & Kate; trolls like Tila Tequila; vapid heiresses like Paris Hilton; and talentless jackoffs like Heidi & Spencer.
But you know what? You didn’t have to watch a single second of those people, because there was also a glut of utterly amazing shows, and three pieces of technology to ensure you can watch what you want to watch when you want to watch it: DVR, DVD & Streaming Video. In the past decade, Rox & I used all three to watch shows at our convenience, catch up on episodes we missed, or just to try a show we’d missed the first time around.