1. being able to recognize hype/ratings hunting when I see it
2. when The Weather Channel used to be interested in telling us about the weather
3. never knowing what commercials people are talking about because we don't watch commercial TV outside of football season, really*
4. books. Lots and lots of books
5. old-school roller skates**
*this is not one of those pseudo-academic snooty rants against television. We watch television. We just choose what we're watching
**sometimes, you just gotta go off-theme. You just gotta.