Dinner with my TV

by Regis Boff

My life’s industry has been watching TV.
Its programs and advertisements determined who I am. Because of the detergents and deodorants they hawked, I am cleaner than any human being that came before me. I am the king of my material world.
Until college, dinner was always in front of a TV.
There was a great deal of nervous cautioning about television and children back then.
It was all proved wrong, of course.A Brief Compendium of the American TV Dinner