Posts tagged “Discovery Channel”

Deadliest Catch

This is the sort of thing that makes me glad I have TiVo. The Discovery Channel is starting a new series: Deadliest Catch, about Alaskan deep-sea crab fishing. The tagline is $140,000 for 5 days’ work is a job some men would die for. And some do. (I’ll ignore the dangling preposition.) How can that

Discovery Channel Reminders

The Discovery Channel web site is really excellent. They are doing so many things right. If you join their ‘community’ you can have them eMail you reminders when certain episodes or specials are going to air. What a terrific idea! (They could make the site a smidge friendlier to the bandwidth-impaired; I’m only on a

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