Monthly Archives: May 2021

QUBO

QUBO QUBO ran from 2006 to 2021. It began as a block of cartoons on NBC on Saturday mornings. Then it moved to a free digital over the air channel for kids. We discovered it when we purchased a digital … Continue reading

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Chasing The Scream

Chasing The Scream by Johann Hari Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs by Johann Hari came out in 2015. It was the inspiration for the Hulu movie Billie Holiday vs The United States. … Continue reading

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YouTube

YouTube YouTube came out in 2005. At the time, I didn’t give it much though. It was mostly people uploading video clips of random things like cat videos and pranks. My oldest child was two and my youngest hadn’t been … Continue reading

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Cable Conquers TV

Cable Conquers TV Cable TV began in the 1940s and 1950s, but did not become the standard until the 1970s. In the 1970s we see the TV Top Box appearing in homes all over the world. Cable might have become … Continue reading

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Premium Channels

Premium Channels HBO has been around since 1972 and Showtime has been on the air since 1976. Cinemax, nicknamed Skinemax, began it’s run in 1980. Then came The Disney Channel in 1983. Starz came late to the party in 1994. … Continue reading

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Nod To Nickelodeon

Nod To Nickelodeon Nickelodeon was available on cable in 1979. I remember watching the network in the early 80s when we first got cable. Back then we only had maybe 35 channels. Nickelodeon was like channel 25. I watched their … Continue reading

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