Monthly Archives: February 2014

Netflix Traffic Jams and the Cord Cutter

>The Netflix’release of  season 2 of House of Cards  on Valentine’s Day was met with huge success. Suddenly reports of “binge viewing” were everywhere. Now even though I’m a cord cutter I tend to be a late adopter of hit TV … Continue reading

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Comcast, Time Warner Cable and the Cord Cutter

  Why do consumers hate big companies?     If you are a cable subscriber in the US it’s likely your cable provider is going to be a much bigger company by the end of the year. The Comcast offer … Continue reading

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Breaking: Comcast buying TWC

Stunning. Word on the street is this one will fly, and be closed by end of year. Update this weekend.  

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Most Romantic Movies on NetFlix Streaming – 2014

     2014 Update: Our annual list of Netflix streaming movies that are also  on the American Film Institute list of “Greatest Love Stories”. This Netflix subset grew slightly with five new titles in 2014. But we also lost a … Continue reading

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Shirley Temple and the Cord Cutter

It is with fond memories of movies I watched as a kid that  that we say goodbye to Shirley Temple.  Today would be  a good day to watch one of those old classics. It’s a shame Netflix’  streaming offering is … Continue reading

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Streaming the 2014 Sochi Olympics

Viewing the basic made for USA version of the Olympics should not be a problem this year. After all, NBC will be broadcasting – their version. But think back to London 2012 and you may want to try an alternative. … Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog Day Cord Cutters – oh yeah there’s also a game on.

I know that today is SUPER BOWL SUNDAY  but let’s not forget today is also Groundhog Day. One of my earliest posts was on the topic of Netflix and what is my favorite movie. Groundhog Day the movie turned 20 … Continue reading

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