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Response to llmart (Reply #10)

Mon Mar 11, 2019, 08:51 AM

11. I was shocked to find out how much my relatives pay for cable.

Like, close to $275 a month.

All to see trash "reality" shows, pharmaceutical ads, infomercials for skin-care products, Phil Swift for Flex Tape, and the My Pillow guy. That is literally ALL there is on cable TV, aside from the occasional game.

I haven't had cable television in nearly 30 years, and I have never, EVER missed it. Every time I travel and turn the TV set on in the hotel room, I am reminded of how on-target 1960s FCC Chairman Newton Minow was when he called TV "a vast wasteland". He had no idea how really, truly bad it would get.

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