Streaming vs. Cable vs. Live TV

by Molly Jo Realy @MollyJoRealy

I’ve been having a discussion, or rather, several mini-discussions, on Facebook this week.

I’m a huge fan of live TV, especially from October through September. I mean, you have your World Series, your holiday fare, the series season enders, the summer afternoon movies, and the series premieres. And then the whole thing just starts all over again.

But I’m not a huge fan of the big bill that comes with my TV viewing each month. Forget about the FCC and the never-ending fight to pay for cable a la carte. I’ve been researching things … read the rest. . .

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Why DVDs are Still Important

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

Okay, y’all. I admit. There’s a lot to be said about streaming videos. No extra clutter on the nightstand or when traveling. No storage issues (well, at least not at the house). And super bonus: no “ohmagosh where I did put that?” Or super-super bonus: no breakage.

But there’s something to be said for getting your entertainment the semi-old school way. And it comes with its own bonus.

Now, I enjoy Netflix as much as the next person. I mean, how many of you already know when Stranger Things Season Two is available? [Here’s a … read the rest. . .

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Netflix. ‘Nuff said.

What’s This Girl to do when

  • It’s too cold to do yardwork
  • The kitchen’s too clean to bake
  • Friends have their own family plans
  • The movies are too expensive
  • It’s a Lazy Saturday Afternoon

Any or all of the above is enough to make ya’ want to crawl into a good book with a cozy blanket. But sometimes reading is a little too much effort.

And in my desperation for cheap entertainment, I finally took the advice of many friends (and Dot’s repeated pleading) and subscribed to Netflix.

So as Dot’s cat competes for her attention against college-level government studies, … read the rest. . .

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