I haven’t felt very inspired to write lately.
I think Facebook and yoga are taking up too much of my time—oh yeah, and mindless television, too. There’s that. But who doesn’t indulge in a little mindless television once in a while?
At least I’m watching shows that make me laugh. And laughter is good for you. So there.
Have any of you seen the show “Better Off Ted”? Bad title, but hilarious sitcom. As is typical with many good shows, when I watched the first couple of episodes, I thought it was pretty dumb. But as is typical in the Iwanski household, Iwanski thought it had some great potential and kept watching, while I sort-of half-listened to it while doing other things…and eventually it got to be one of the funniest sitcoms I’ve seen in a long time. It’s definitely wacky, I’ll tell you that. I love how it pokes fun at evil corporations. Freakin’ hilarious.
I’ve also been enjoying “The Middle” and “Modern Family”—both funny shows about unique families. Last week’s episode of “The Middle” starred Brooke Shields in a cameo appearance as a crazy neighbor lady with a mullet. Brooke Shields in a mullet was definitely a must-see.
Then there’s this new “Modern Family” show. I have heard so many people talk about how they love that show; it really seems to have attracted quite a following. Which is good, because it’s really funny and showcases some unique family situations, including a gay couple with an adopted Vietnamese baby. It also stars Ed O’Neill, one of Iwanski’s and my favorite actors. Love. It.
For Christmas, Iwanski and I received an AMC Movie gift card. Everyone keeps telling us to go see Avitar, but we’re not sure what movie we want to see yet. Part of the problem is that we’re so used to watching sitcoms and movies that we’ve Tivo’d at home, and being able to pause it whenever we want. I don’t think I could sit through a whole movie in a theater without having to get up to pee or get a soda or something to eat. Speaking of which, did you know that there’s a website that tells you the best times to get up and pee during a movie? I kid you not—it’s called runpee.com.
I just checked, and they do have “runpee times” on there for the movie Avitar.
So maybe we will go see Avitar. Or maybe we’ll just hold on to that movie gift card until the summer, when all the sitcoms on t.v. are in re-runs.
Yes, I plan my free time around having to pee and sitcom schedules. This is what Tivo has done to me.
Sorry, Tivo, I didn’t mean to say anything bad about you. Please don’t stop working. I love you.