Found October 06, 2012 on Football Nation:
The luxury of modern technology is never lost on me. I remember growing up in the 1980's before the Internet as we know it, existed. Back when "snail mail" was just "mail".When if, as a kid, I wanted to watch "the best" cartoons, I'd get up early on Saturday morning, pour a big ol' bowl of sugar, add some cereal, then proceed to let my mind atrophy for six hours.Football was once a week. Twice, if my parents let me stay up late and watch 'Monday Night Football' (and that was usually only if the Redskins were playing).I spent most of my childhood without cable. Television consisted of channels four, five, seven, nine and twenty. If there was a "special report" or the President was addressing the country, all I had then was channel 20.So it is remarkable to me how absolutely inundated with information we, as a society are, in "the future", the year 2012.An actor sneezes in Los Angeles, someone tweets "Bless You...
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