I have always been generally antsy in my TV viewing. Being more interested in what will be than what is. My favourite part of SNL is the second commercial break where next week’s guest and musician are revealed. I get very excited when next week’s football match-ups are announced in the 2nd quarter of the game I am currently watching. The future carries with it the possibility of perfection. That which came from TV and has seeped into everyday life. The next meal, relationship, blazer purchase et al.
When I was a kid, most TV show opening credit sequences looked like this:
So much so, in fact, that I would often practice my “turn, look to the camera and smile” move in preparation for the day that I had an opening credit sequence of my own. Continue reading