All in the Family featured the curmudgeonly Archie Bunker. Archie was television’s most famous grouch, blunt, blustering, straightforward and untouched by the PC crowd. He was the archetype of the conservative male. Michael desprately tried to reeducate him, but he persisted in his breviloquence.

Looking back at the last 40 years, we realize: ARCHIE WAS RIGHT!


Who Sez There's Nothing Good on TV?

End taxpayer television now! or not its hard to care.
(Reuters) - Norwegian public television plans to broadcast a burning fireplace for 12 straight hours from Friday evening, with firewood specialists providing color commentary, expert advice and a bit of cultural tutoring.
 I quit watching TV years ago.  I've not missed much.  To be fair, I do love watching a camp fire burn.

"People in Norway have a spiritual relationship with fire," Moeklebust said. "Fire is the reason we're here, if there was no firewood, we couldn't live in Norway, we'd freeze."
How will the fireplace do in the ratings?
"More people will tune in than on a normal Friday night," Moeklebust said.
If I lived in Norway I think I could find a blond to cuddle on the sofa while watching fireplace tv.  I think it would make for a better 12hrs than watching it alone.


  1. I have a wood burning stove with a glass door, so it wouldn't do me any good. But I'd rather watch that than most tv shows.

  2. We have a pellet stove. It's OK but its not the same.

  3. Anonymous8:00 PM

    When I'm camping we call the campfire Camp TV.