Sunday, September 7, 2008

Kill Your TV

Not because of all the fun political coverage nor the odd need I feel lately to watch Animal Cops (insert major city here) because I'm in need of a "good cry." No, this entry is an obituary to my TV. For the last year I have ignored all the high-pitched whines and wavy pictures, but now I have no image whatsoever. It is time for new television.

RIP my old RCA, inherited from Miss Kate and Mr. Gene, who were amazed at its second life in my house. I have watched many good things on the set and many, many, let us never speak of the rot on the tube.

I plan on having a flat-screen though not humongous TV soon. In the meantime, I will have to content myself with the computer. Thankfully, I made it through the Daily Show coverage which made me very happy. One of my most favorite moments to share with you.

It's all a choice, people.

4 comments:

K. A. Laity said...

Ah, sorry to hear it finally gave up the ghost(s?) but it did sure last a lot longer than expected. Thanks for the good wishes for me, too (yeah, pain is why I am up at this ungodly hour).

Cranky Yankee said...

Oh come on! You don't need TV! Look at Joey and me...we haven't been hooked up for 15 years!

Gilligan's Island is still in first run, right?

The Queen said...

Oh, wait a few weeks, and maybe we can bury our TVs together!

But 'Animal Cops'? It's so horrifying! Ok, maybe not as horrifying as 'Bizarre Foods' with Andrew Zimmern', but close.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=delpqpD_2tw

(BTW, for those who don't watch this regularly, the accompanying sounds are usually Andrew's nauseating lip smacks as he eats. I think they put the microphone in his NOSE.)

Alex said...

I have a 32" LCD one that I got last year for about $450--I'm very happy with it, and you could probably do well with a 26" in your place. If you belong to AAA, you can probably get a discount like I did. Unfortunately, the company that made mine went out of business, but if you're looking at a specific model let me know; one of my friends is a huge A/V dork and he knows what to look for in a TV like that. Contrast ratios and all of that nonsense.

When you were in Alaska, did you meet Sarah Palin??!?!?!?!?!?!3