By Chris Giblin
11:46 a.m. – Wake up. Catch the end of The Price Is Right over a bowl of Fruity Pebbles.
12:11 p.m. – Snap on the Nintendo 64. Defeat the Water Temple in Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
1:05 p.m. – Lunch. No sliced bread in house. Make peanut butter and jelly sandwich on crusty hot dog roll, pile of tortilla chips on the side. Drink two cans of RC Cola. Watch Comedy Central’s Premium Blend while eating.
1:29 – Internet porn.
1:33 – Read some chapters from Chuck Klosterman’s Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs.
2:16 – Grab a bag of pennysticks and lie down to watch some MAD TV, also on Comedy Central.
3:08 – Call mom and ask to turn thermostat up because it’s freezing. She refuses, citing tight budget she is on.
3:24 – Look up guitar tablature for “Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses. Partially learn the opening riff on acoustic guitar.
4:03 – Counter Strike.
5:52 – Break for Internet porn. Mother walks in unexpectedly; says it must be the last time that happens.
8:02 – Halo 3. Form group of experienced online buddies and pwn many noobs. Earn 37 kills in one game. Teammates call me “sick nasty.”
9:22 – Mom comes in and asks what I did today. Reassure her of good book that is being worked on.
9:57 – Grab some ice cream from the freezer and make a heaping bowl. Watch The Office.
10:34 – Pop in DVD of the film Tron. While watching, blog about how it is underrated and say critics don’t know shit about what makes a good movie.
12:16 a.m. – Review eHarmony matches. Nothing good.
12:23 – Put on some Family Guy reruns on the computer. Doze off after a few episodes.
Chris Giblin is a sophomore TV-R major. E-mail him at cgiblin1[at]ithaca.edu.