Lee Majors Is The Six Million Dollar Man

A nostalgic article for me from CBC: Lee Majors dishes on Six Million Dollar Man role.

CBCNews.ca: You’d have to star in [a new Six Million Dollar Man movie].

Majors: Nope. I would do the Oscar Goldman part. I want to sit there in the office and point my finger and say, “Steve, go get ’em.”

Phillip and I had the Six Million Dollar Man action figure – got em for Christmas. Best Christmas ever!

Lee Majors is 72. Holy crap.

“Tremé” on DVD / Blu-Ray Today

The first 10-episode season of HBO’s Tremé comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray today. Quoting myself from my original post:

…I recommend it if only to groove out on some fantastic New Orleans music. It’s from the creators of The Wire and it shows. The acting and the production are authentic. Each episode feels like a revelation. It’s like visiting New Orleans, though I’ve never been there. I’ve never been to Baltimore either, but I feel like I know it from watching “The Wire…” The post-Katrina storyline isn’t nearly as intense as anything in “The Wire,” but with the final episode of season 1, they’ve set the scene for a potentially great series.

Season two begins on April 24th, 2011.

Read a thorough review on DVD Talk.

An opinion of Netflix and what we’re watching

netflixWe switched from TV Cable to Netflix three months ago. Here’s an update on what we think of it and what we’ve been watching.

How much does Netflix cost?
It costs us $8 per month in Canada for unlimited viewing. There’s no Wii network connectivity fee, which is how we usually access Netflix.

How much bandwidth does Netflix use?
Here’s my internet usage from August 2010 to the end of January, 2011. We joined Netflix in Nov 2010. I increased our monthly usage limit when we joined – good thing too.
internet usage
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Cancelling Cable TV For Netflix

As I posted in Replacing Cable TV with Netflix, we’re trying Netflix instead of cable TV for a month; that month is almost over and we’re cutting the cord – no more cable.
rogers internet usage nov 2010I just cancelled my television cable and upgraded my internet package. We didn’t watch any cable TV the past month, using Netflix the entire time. We all love it.

I upgraded my internet package to increase the download limit from 60 GB to 90 GB but the download speed remains the same. I’m willing to upgrade again if it’ll make a big different (from 10 Mbps to 25 Mbps), but netflix has been working well even on two devices at the same time.

We get Netflix through our wii, which is connected to my wireless router. I don’t like the wii interface but otherwise no problems. I also watch Netflix in bed using my iPod Touch with no streaming problems.

TV cable cost $80+ a month, which was cancelled. Netflix cost $8/month. Internet package upgrade cost an additional $10/month. Good savings overall!