Tag: hulu

Appreciate the simple things in life — like little pigs who can build houses

Appreciate the simple things in life — like little pigs who can build houses

We have a tendency in America these days to overthink things. I know, it’s easy to look at Americans these days and wonder if many of them think at all, and I must admit that’s a valid point. Perhaps what I’m actually trying to say is that Americans actually have a tendency to needlessly complicate things that are perfectly fine left simple. For instance, take my wife’s car. I mean, please, take it, because I get tired of its needlessly aggravating “smart” features — like touch-screen controls for the air-conditioning. It’s one year newer than my truck, which has its […]

Negative political ads have gotten out of hand

Negative political ads have gotten out of hand

Last year after ditching the dish and then cutting the cord, we hooked up with Hulu for our primary TV viewing. Sorry, I was on an alliteration roll. We can also watch Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube, also, but Hulu is our main source for live TV watching and DVR-ing. Of course, about the only thing we DVR anymore is “Jeopardy.” Unfortunately, a recent Hulu update decided we live somewhere near Savannah. Savannah’s nice and all, but we live hours away from Savannah. I wouldn’t really care where Hulu thinks we live, but it’s election season. And because Hulu thinks […]

Modern technology has its flaws, but I’m grateful for some of it

Modern technology has its flaws, but I’m grateful for some of it

I usually work from home about three days a week. Being in the communications field, most of what I do can be done can be done from just about anywhere with an internet connection. Don’t worry, though: I’m not writing this from the bathroom. It’s not like I’m the president. “Hey, Melania, pause ‘Fox and Friends.’ I got an idea for a legendary Tweet that’s going to go right up their with the Gettysburg Address and the Emaciated Promulgation. Besides, last night’s Big Mac is calling. May have a full-on Tweet storm coming on.” When I’m in the actual office […]