Thursday, July 07, 2005
Waiting for the phone to ring Episode II - Attack of the Chips
I must say, the whole NHL strike thing has created one positive, at least as I see it. With all that hockey not being broadcast on our host of sports channels (TSN, The Score, 5 Sportsnet channels, and the CBC), they have had to find something to fill that airtime. The last time we had a lockout, we got loads of figure skating, curling, and of course billiards and darts.
WHAT THE DUECE? There's actually a market for WATCHING billiards and darts? Geez, and I thought watching
Well, this time around, the broadcasters did something smart. They hooked onto an ever growing fad. Texas Hold'em poker. I just pray the screen can last. And not for excessive usage. But rather for the assault of amorphous blobs being projected at the screen. Yup, I take my poker seriously.
Not that I've ever played. I'm hoping somebody can teach me. At least it gives me something to do until the
neolithic pondered at 16:54
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