• Television,  Watching

    Binge Watching The Flash

    by Skimming through Netflix a few nights ago, I paused on one of those “because you watched this thing, you’ll like these other completely unrelated things” categories. Sometimes it actually does recommend things I’d like to watch, particularly in the area of stand up comedy. In this case, however, it had nothing to do with stand up. Netflix wanted me to watch The Flash. Now you know me, you know I’m sometimes all about superheroes, but you also know that I’m much more of a Marvel guy than DC. Never really read The Flash, although I have a little bit of basic familiarity with the comic mythology involved, and we…

  • Life

    Binge Watching

    by Last weekend, tired after a long week at work and trying to get too much done on Saturday, I dove into my first ever binge watching session. Well, binge watching as most people define it. I always thought I couldn’t just sit down and watch a dozen episodes of a show in one go. I don’t have the right kind of patience, needing more variety in my activities. Binge watching to me was watching half a dozen episodes of the same show in a week, not a day. Really, who has time for that. Just the right mixture of exhaustion and wakefulness is apparently the key. I started the…