Tag Archives: television

Swing Low, Sweet Dow Jones

Mike Caprio 10 Replies

Someday people will learn that greed is not sustainable. The serpent can only eat so much of its own tail before it chokes. I predict that the DJIA will settle down when it hits about 3500. I suspect it will take nearly another year to get to that point, when the markets all finally bottom […]

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Lie To Me

Mike Caprio 8 Replies

Okay so… I’m not an expert here. And I don’t credit myself as being more observant than the average person. But just watching this TV show has made me start looking for microexpressions on people, and I think I’m starting to see them. I was just watching an outtake from an episode of NOW on […]

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What I’m Watching

Mike Caprio 5 Replies

In the tradition of “What Comics Mike Is Reading”, I present – “What Shows Mike Is Watching”. I won’t use the word TV since I don’t really rely on that medium for my media watching. Anyways, here’s the list, alphabetically, with 5-star ratings: 24 *** (3) Battlestar Galactica (almost over) *** (3) Burn Notice *** […]

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FRINGE speculation

Mike Caprio 10 Replies

Do not read if you don’t wanna. So they made the big reveal last episode on FRINGE – the overarching story is about inter-dimensional invasion. I think it’s pretty clear that Massive Dynamic is a player in the inter-dimensional war, though I don’t think it’s totally clear what side they’re on. I will speculate this […]

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The Future of Television: The Trumpets Sound, The Apocalypse Begins

Mike Caprio 12 Replies

Market forces have set the endgame for the future of television in motion. Sony has announced an agreement with the National Cable Association that in effect cuts all competing set-top boxes out of the loop – insert a cable card into a Sony TV, and you’re done. But is this move really in time to […]

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