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Ken Osmond 1943 – 2020

Ken Osmond, the man who played Eddie Haskell on “Leave it to Beaver” died yesterday.  He was a television legend. From the New York Times: Ken Osmond, who played the duplicitous teenager Eddie Haskell on the long-running sitcom “Leave It to Beaver,” one moment a smarmy young man when talking to parents, the next moment …

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Cord cutting was a mistake

Cutting the cord was a mistake - Bent Corner

Back in November of last year, I canceled Dish Network. I decided I wanted to try cord cutting. A cord cutter is a person who doesn’t have a cable or satellite TV subscription and instead gets their TV directly off the Internet or with an over-the-air TV antenna. I wanted to be that type of person. At least …

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Funimation Roku app will not allow streaming of TV-MA programming

Funimation Roku app will not allow streaming of TV-MA programing - Bent Corner

The Funimation Roku app, FunimationNow (version 1.0 build 110) will not allow me to stream TV-MA rated content. I can watch such content on my computer or on my Xbox One, but not on any of my Roku devices. When I try to watch a show that’s rated TV-MA, I see a blue screen with the words, “Sorry! This …

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Is there any wonder why NFL viewership is down?

Last night’s Thursday Night Football game featured the Los Angeles Rams (4-9) versus the Seattle Seahawks (8-4-1). The Seahawks, of course, won, 24-3. The Rams are so bad they shouldn’t even be in the NFL. When the Rams returned to Los Angeles, people described it as the second largest city in the United States having …

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