Turn OFF Your TV Week

In case everyone forgot, this week is, "Turn OFF Your TV Week." All week, Zack has been trying to entice you into watching television, but don't let him do it!

If you have gone this long without turning on the television, great job! You only have a few more days free of the boob tube. To get you through the rest of the week, here are my suggestions.

Reading. Let's go with the classics. A few of my all time favorites are: "Of Human Bondage" by W. Somerset Maughm, "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, "Crime And Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, and "The Odyssey" by Homer.

The Internet. Some of my favorite sites are Democratic Underground, The Center For American Progress, and for a history lesson try this site with information on all of the Presidents. To find out how much television lacks truth in journalism, try out Media Matters.

Radio. If talk radio is what you are looking for, check out Air America. If it's music, I recommend getting online and checking out WOXY or The Verge if you have XM.

Exercise. If you are in the Cincinnati area, try out a walking trail at one of the great parks located around the county.

So, pay no attention to the man trying to persuade you to give in - as Mama Boucher would say, he's the devil. Stay strong and remember - if you were smart, you would have programmed your Tivo last week.

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