I hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving. Hopefully you can wake up from your food comas long enough to check out this week’s update.
Here’s what’s new on HoboTrashcan.com this week:
Murphy’s Law – The Tivo Effect
Since their inception, there is no doubt that Tivos and other DVRs have revolutionized the way people watch and record television. But these devices are also having an effect on the television industry as a whole. This week, Joel Murphy looks at what he is dubbing “The Tivo Effect.”
Note to Self – Thanks be to sports
In honor of Thanksgiving, Brian Murphy gives a handful of reasons why he loves the world of sports. And, for some reason, he uses the royal “we” throughout the entire column. We’re not really sure why he does it – at this point we’ve learned it’s best not to question him.
Outside of the In-Crowd – Thanksmas
While Macy’s has always tried to convince people that the Christmas season begins when Santa Claus appears on a float at the end of their annual Thanksgiving parade, Courtney Enlow believes that Christmastime begins on November 1st. If you aren’t yet in the holiday spirit, Enlow has some suggestions on how to find your inner yuletide joy.
Overrated – Your dreams
Dreams are a truly wonderful thing. They give us a chance to hook up with celebrities, ride unicorns and battle Freddy Krueger. But even though your dreams are special and fascinating to you, there is nothing more boring than listening to other people talk about their dreams. That’s why Ned Bitters thinks your dreams are overrated.
– Hobo Stu
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