It's a familiar tale: A production company gets the green light to produce a new science fiction television series and pours their hearts into it. They get picked up by a major network, hire some real talent, and tackle issues of the day and the future. Then the network destroys it. They air inappropriate ads, gripe about the pilot, delay a while after the premiere, and show … [Read more...] about Like Dystopian Cyberpunk Fiction? You’ll Love Max Headroom on DVD! Really!
The series finale of Lost didn't settle every question, but it did settle many of the long-running questions raised by fans. Although my live viewing was frustratingly complicated by failed transmission equipment at ABC affiliate, WEWS, I was able to watch the entire episode thanks to iTunes. So let's settle the things that can be settled regarding Lost. Yeah, this is a break … [Read more...] about 10 Mysteries The Lost Finale Definitively Settled
Yeah, I'm a TiVo believer. This thing liberates me from thinking about television shows and schedules - I live my life and watch what I want when I want to instead of thinking "gosh, I better get home Wednesday night or I'll miss Lost!" I finally jumped on the Series 3 TiVo in June when they offered a $200 rebate. This is the ultimate TiVo unit - dual tuner, cable and … [Read more...] about TiVo HD Arrives
Hu Yoshida speculated in his blog that most folks would rather outsource their home media storage than keep terabytes of storage in their home. Sure, he was speaking for HDS, which has no home storage ambitions, but I respect him and can understand his point. I already outsource my personal email because I can get better features, access, and reliability that way. But there's … [Read more...] about My terabyte house