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Talkin’ ‘Bout my Generation

The rumor of a Monty Python sing-along turned out to be true. I didn’t want to miss a moment of the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics because of Eric Idle’s performance of “Always Look on the Bright Side … Continue reading

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The Name of the Power Is the Power of Two

Did synchronized swimming get any prime time coverage on NBC? I saw a bit of the event during the day on Monday. Last night as we sat in our own pool, my wife wondered if she had missed out. When … Continue reading

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Mom’s the Word

A commercial for pasta sauce that aired during the Olympics seemed unbelievable. Did they really just say that if you catch your parents in bed, you deserve a spaghetti dinner? My wife and I rewound the DVR to see if … Continue reading

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London Bridge

When NBC’s prime-time broadcast of the Games of the XXX Olympiad is on the air, it’s already after midnight in London. The footage is several hours old when we see it on TV. A lot of sports fans have complained … Continue reading

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App-parent Motive

Even without cellular service, I’ve been downloading apps and getting used to my new smartphone while connected to the Internet via WiFi. The HTC One V came with several apps pre-installed, such as Facebook, Twitter and TuneIn Radio. Most of … Continue reading

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