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Choosing to plug back in again

Back in May, 2012, I’d had enough of cult television and cancelled my satellite subscription, leaving me with only “Netflix” movies.

I lived in that bubble until just before this past Christmas, when I decided to re-engage with the “media-ogre” world.

I’d had four years of commercial-free living—save for the banner along the right-hand panel of my favourite online weather website, which repeatedly depicted a computer-generated “before and after” wrinkled face of a woman in an advertisement for some obscure miracle facelift company.

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