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January 3, 2019

spacer as a kid, TV was my god. i really couldn't get enough. then, at 12, i had a moment of clarity and cut myself off. so it's always something of a shock when, on family visits, i get exposed to the babble and cackle of a morning "news" show. today, they relayed images from a spacecraft flyby of an asteroid 4,000,000,000 miles away at the edge of our solar system. what did the host have to say about this mind-boggling accomplishment? "it looks like a potato chip!" that was it, and everyone laughed. in the evening the family gathered for Big Bang Theory, which i first heard of here. the only surprising thing about it was this "vanity card" by the show's creator at the end. but even this was an approved message.