Another argument for cable TV
during my own mini-tour ride yesterday, a friend and i discussed the merits of pay-per-channel cable. for instance, this month, i may choose to buy versus and discovery channel. that's it. prices are set based on a similar model to advertising costs (reach, quality, subscribers) and wham - instant access to just the relevant channels. i'm sure someone's doing this...or there's probably some shady FTC regulation that requires cable packaging. but seriously, how many channels do you need? if I could choose five:
and i'd be plenty content.
i know that many websites now offer similar functions, but there's something nicer about curling up on the couch and not have your leg hair singed from watching Mythbusters marathons on your laptop.