There's so much hype about TV shows such as Game of Thrones and the recent superhero shows like The Flash and Arrow, but the way we watch shows has changed. You can now stream your favourite episodes online (or download them via torrent, if you're a pirate).
Here are some observations about how different the experience is from the years ago.
I recall a time when I would sit at the sofa with my family, and all of us would wait for our show to begin. The various commentaries from my mother would irritate us, because she never seemed to understand that she was interrupting our viewing. But that’s what made watching TV fun — being with my family and enjoying some time together after going about our individual busy lives.
Now, though, I can watch any show I like on my laptop in my room. Although it’s fun to have the screen all to myself, I sometimes feel lonely when I laugh to myself as I respond to whatever the characters just said.
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