Truthfully, I’m not much of a television watcher, but I do like the fact that it’s a passive sort of entertainment*, and for an hour or so day, I like being entertained. I don’t even do it every day. The thing is, as I’ve grown older, I have found that it’s okay to admit that I like television.
I note this because it’s going to be a long, mentally intense summer for me. You probably don’t care, anticipating a long, mentally intense summer of your own. While I am perfectly happy — eager! — to disappear into the world of books and I am very much living online — all day long! — and I still have lots of music in the mix, I have come to enjoy certain television programming and the fact that it’s not available to me over the long, mentally intense summer is irritating.
There is this new show John From Cincinnati that we’re going to to give a shot, despite the weird reviews (is it good, is it bad, do I take it on faith that the creators of Deadwood know what they’re doing?). Otherwise, what?
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