Entries Tagged as 'television'

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

#46: Stop Hoping Lauren Conrad Will Just Go Away

If you’re wondering who Lauren Conrad is, you’re worse off than I thought. Or better off: It might be preferable to live in blissful ignorance of Lauren, Heidi, Audrina, Spencer, and Brody (huh? who?) than to suffer the weekly — nay, daily, hourly — torture of wondering why Lauren et al are famous and when […]

Friday, June 20th, 2008

#36: Enough With The Seinfeld, Already!

Maybe you faithfully sat in front of the TV every Thursday night (remember those pre-TiVo days?) for Seinfeld‘s entire first run. Maybe you still catch the syndicated shows nearly every night, just like your parents watch The Nightly News and your kids watch The Simpsons. Maybe you’ve gotten the boxed sets as gifts for every […]

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

#17: Don’t Drink Cosmos

Sorry, baby (you know who you are).  I know they’re delicious.  I know they’re fun.  I know the “girls” in the SATC movie tried their darnedest to help revive the Cosmo trend they launched when they were in their thirties. Martinis may be back.  Sidecars and Negronis may be back.  The friggin’ Pegu Cocktail may […]

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

#4: Don’t Admit You’re Befuddled By Twitter, TiVo, Texting — Most of Technology

Sure, it’s baffling. Of course, those mushrooming applications like Digg and Reddit and Facebook and LinkedIn and Twitter are overwhelming. In fact, I sometimes suspect that half those things are not real but a plot by people under 35 to drive us insane. But the important thing is not to admit how overwhelmed you are. […]

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