I just watched the last episode of season three of The L Word (yes, we’re
behind in the UK). To make sure it was indeed the last episode, I went online to
find out. I did a search, and Showtime’s
site came up first, so I
clicked through only to be told:
We at Showtime Online express our apologies; however, these pages are
intended for access only from within the United States.
Hey, thanks, Showtime. Why on earth can’t you allow people from the US to
view the web site? FYI, it’s not just information about The L Word. It’s the
entire site that’s blocked.
I remember this from before with Showtime. The same thing happened a year or
two ago when I also went to look up something about The L Word. What a stupid,
Yeah? Well, screw you too. It’s been like that since at least the Dead Like
Me days, and all I wanted to do was read some information on the show.
The most unconvincing use of pseudo-tech jargon in a conversation ever:
Max’s boss: My quantum-photon chip is gonna blow everything else out of the
Max’s co-worker: The methodware is totally becoming a regular feature of my
Like Me was a Showtime show? Wow — I had no idea. It was on Sky over here
– great show!