The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2685  Wednesday, 28 November 2001

From:           Mari Bonomi <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Tuesday, 27 Nov 2001 12:42:24 -0500
Subject: 12.2675 Re: Boston Public
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.2675 Re: Boston Public

Mari Bonomi wrote,

> >I don't have cable TV and so have never watched Boston Public so >cannot
comment on that show.

Dave Kathman answered:

> Boston Public is not on cable TV; it's on Fox, which is one of the major
> broadcast networks.

To which I explain:  I live in suburban New Haven where I can receive
w/o cable no stations except a fuzzy ABC local affiliate as I may not
put an antenna on my condo roof.

Ergo I cannot watch Fox any more than I can watch ESPN.

And further, as a consequence I see no TV unless I betake myself to a
friend's house.

Given that I watched my TV approximately 20 total times in the almost 2
years I did pay for cable, I've chosen to put that money instead into a
good DSL connection to the internet.

So unless someone tapes things for me I will never see Boston Public,
nor do I have a passionate desire to do so :) It's really only public TV
I miss and I have a friend who tapes for me.

That way I get to see the few Shakespearean and other classic plays,
early and modern.  And I go to his place when I want to see JunkYard
Wars <G>

Mari Bonomi

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