Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Must...Watch...Entertainment Tonight

In the days before the Internet (yes there was a time like that), the only way I thought I'd ever see what celebrities shared my birthday (yes, it's today) would be from watching something like "Entertainment Tonight" that showed that day's celebrity birthdays. Well, I had always wanted to find out who shared my birthday and realized watching the show was the only way. Though we had AOL and even Prodigy before that, it wasn't as easy as it is today to just visit a site like IMDB or Wikipedia and find out who shares your birthday. So for as long as I can remember I've always wanted to watch ET and see who has my birthday.

Having my own direct satellite feed would ensure I see today's celebrity birthdays.

Though I'm past the point of needing to see it because of the aforementioned sites, I want to see it because I had always wanted to see it. Did that make sense? Some years I haven't even thought of it until a few weeks after so it has always been in the back of my head. When I realize I've missed the show again, I've always said I'll catch it next year. Well this year I'm setting my cell phone alarm for 7:27 to make sure I'm able to catch the 7:30 broadcast. Actually, I'm going to tape it so I can skip the commercials and the other junk that you find in shows like "ET" and "Access Hollywood". I'd never watch the show otherwise, but tonight's a special exception. I know if I had TiVo (or a VCR whose preset recording actually worked) there wouldn't be any remembering to tape it issue, but until then, my VCR will help me see what I've always missed...as long as I remember this time.

1 comment:

MappyB said...

Happy Birthday! And Valentine's Day!