I don’t want to over react here or anything, but the worst thing possible has happened. Yes, my DVR was stripped and I have no recordings. None. Like, the Lost finale I have saved for 3 years? Gone. Almost all of season 2 of Homeland, which I’ve only watched twice each? Gone. Sunday’s Downton Abbey? That’s right, gone.
Hey, here’s a tip to Dish Network – when you destroy 100 hours of someone’s recordings, maybe don’t make the only channel viewable while the guide downloads be of your chipper CEO trying to sell me more stuff. Because, no.
And of course I know that television is not important, and trust me that it usually isn’t the center of my life, but lately it’s been a fairly nice little escape from depression and this kind of sucks. Especially right in the middle of the State of the Union.
In other news, riddle me this – the Pope can quit? And not just quit, but he literally gave two week’s notice. Two weeks! When I quit my last job they asked me for six weeks. I didn’t give it to them, but they asked. I’m very happy I am not the HR business partner of the Vatican…