Some of you may think all this proves is that I watch too much TV. But realy - how much is too much? According to our correspondent Sheryl Owen from the Satellite Dish blog, here are 10 ways to tell you are addicted to television. In all seriousness, I think the ten ways to reduce the habit are particularly useful - although I've always been an unabashed fan of television (even as I curse many of the shows on it), I think it should be seen as an augmentation to one's lifestyle, as opposed to totally taking it over. We actually gave up television for Lent two or three years in a row, and I have to admit there was something of a cleansing feeling to it.
Finally, was there ever a TV detective with a cooler name than Peter Gunn? And did any TV series have a cooler theme than Peter Gunn? Here's the beginning of a typical Gunn episode, with Henry Mancini's dynamite music. ◙