Newspaper Article Archive of
West Seattle Herald
Seattle+, Washington
Lyft

Newspaper Article Archive of
West Seattle Herald

October 17, 2016 Pat's View: Niche TV
Article Pages -- as published on the West Seattle Herald website.

Thumb Image
1
Thumb Image
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Article Images -- images associated with the article, when available.

Thumb Image
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

By Pat Cashman

There was a movie on TV the other night. Lots of them, actually. But the one I watched had various sub-plots, none of them compelling.

But what makes the film notable is that it all centered on people eating a huge, fabulous meal. It all looked so tasty that by the time the film was over, I was hungrier than the Kardashians are for attention.
The Food Network has the same attraction---just watching people prepare yummy dishes brings out the Pavlovian dog in many of us. I now keep a drool cup right next to the TV remote.
Not all TV offerings have the same effect. When the History Channel comes on, I don’t run out to buy a helmet and machine gun.

GA_googleAddSlot("ca-pub-4956332358238235", "west-seattle_story_text_region_slot_1");GA_googleFillSlot("west-seattle_story_text_region_slot_1");

I don’t have a hankering to wrestle a python just because I see a guy doing it on Animal Planet.
I do not grab my Visa card to buy a 14 karat Muzo Colombian emerald ring just because the Home Shopping Network says so. I do it because my wife says so.

read more

Newspaper Article Archive of West Seattle Herald produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2018. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.