“There is a certain kind of person who takes pleasure in announcing that he doesn’t own a TV. By doing so he implies that his personal life is so rich–so much richer than yours–that he doesn’t have to entertain himself into oblivion every night, secretly fantasizing that he is the only man who could bring stability to Liz Lemon’s turbulent romantic life on 30 Rock. I am such a person. I do not own a TV,” Lev Grossman writes for Time Magazine.
“I can get away with not having a TV partly because my personal life is so amazingly rich and satisfying but mostly because I have a computer,” Grossman writes.
“We have reached the tipping point at which it’s perfectly possible to replace your TV with a computer. Presuming two things: one, you don’t care about a big screen or bumpin’ audio because the Net doesn’t deliver those yet. And two, you’re watching alone. Watching TV on a computer is an experience best savored in solitude.,” Grossman writes.
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Ruth” for the heads up.]
The ‘Net most certainly does deliver big screen video and bumpin’ audio. (Yes, you need a TV or large monitor.) Will somebody please tell this guy about Apple TV?
And, yes, Apple, it really is okay to start advertising Apple TV.