Saturday, December 17

Well, excuse me princess!















    What the fuck is Kwanzaa?.. I was watching this shitty ass movie the other day called Into the Blue... Maybe you had the misfortune of watching that piece of garbage... It's something like 2 and half hours of seeing a half naked Jessica Alba (which I enjoyed) and Paul Walker (which the woman enjoyed - a little too much if you ask me)... The highlight of the movie was a quick nipple shot when Ms. Alba was trying to get away from some mexican attempting to drown her... She was swimming to the surface and the only thing he had to grab onto before being eaten by sharks was her right tit... I say go for it man... If I was about to drown / be eaten, I'd want one last feel too... Anyhow, with all the lawsuits that are being handed out for internet movie piracy and the like, it's a wonder why we can't countersue them for all the time and money wasted on garbage like this... However, I feel that it was mostly my fault... With all the advertisements, posters, trailers, and pictures of the movie - I knew what I was getting into...

    Finally dropped below 60 degrees out here (for today only i assume)... Mother nature finally has some sympathy for me... There was something I was going to say... maybe I'll figure it out.... midget porn... camomille... ethernet... stargazing... beer... OH BRB....TOPEKA!.. High definition television... that was it.. I was reading an article the other day that said that 76% of people don't even realize that they need extra equipment to watch high def programming on their tv... 68% of people think that EVERYTHING they watch on their tv, no matter what the source, is high def (their tv automatically converts everything into a better looking... thing).. This site will show you the size differences between a 4:3 ratio and a 16:9 tv... We here have a 61" 4:3, and the calculations show that it's a 56" widescreen viewable... So why would anyone buy a 56" widescreen when they would lose the top and bottom of the tv when 90% of all media is 4:3... Complete waste of money if you ask this drunk bastard... I have to pee, so that ends this post...


 

3 comments:

Phronk said...

Mmm, blurry nipple.

Regarding TVs, I gotta disagree with you here dude. Your 61" TV may be the same SIZE as a 53" widescreen TV, but the resolution will be less. The black bars are taking up pixels (unless you have vertical compression), and thus taking away detail. Probably not noticable detail though, so who cares.

With a widescreen TV, you don't lose anything, though the picture will be a bit smaller with non-widescreen stuff. But in a few years, all TV will be at least 720p (which is, by definition, 16:9, and HD). All new DVDs are anamorphic widescreen...and again, in a few years, they will be HD. Same with all next-gen game consoles.

So...like...I dunno what my point is. HD widescreen TVs are the way of the future, basically. That's why anyone would buy a 56" widescreen. But a 61" 4:3 is pretty fucking sweet too.

Harry J. Sachz said...

poo on that... i prefer using my entire tv with the media i have now, and the media that i have used in the past.. all my old nintendo games / xbox games / cable television / etc. is all 4:3... in a few years i could understand the "necessary" change, but why the change at all?.. 4:3 is working great for everyone, why fix (change) something that ain't broke?... i can't stand watching regular cable channels on widescreen... the people are all stretched and fat looking, or you have to have the bars on the left / right sides to see it normally... but, i guess you could go with the alternative expensive hdtv cable box that displays a grand total of 10 high def channels (all of which no one ever watches).. granted leno and conan are cool to watch in high def... i'm all for technological advancements of any kind, but making my tv shorter and wider isn't an advancement...

great read: http://www.pcworld.com/reviews/article/0,aid,122629,00.asp

basically - high def: gooooood... widescreen: boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

Phronk said...

You make some good points. It's true that if you're viewing standard def television (from the cable or on DVD) or old video games, a widescreen TV only makes things worse.

The thing (for me) is that everything else is widescreen. Movies on DVD are widescreen, and in a year or two will be high definition (so still WS). All new game consoles output in high def. And again, in a few years all TV will be high def. Even now, most shows are in widescreen even on standard def channels, so you get the black bars. I was watching a cooking show today, and even that was WS. Weird.

So I guess it comes down to what you normally watch. For what I watch and plan on watching in the future, widescreen makes sense, but for other things, it's pointless or detrimental.