Hotel Axioms

1. The probability that a hotel offers free Internet access is inversely proportional to the average nightly rate for a room.

2. Hotels always give you soap and shampoo. Hotels never give you toothpaste. Nobody thinks this is weird.

3. Hotel TVs never carry Comedy Central.

4. Hotel TVs always carry Cartoon Network.

5. Family Guy and/or Futurama and/or whatever show has been moved to the 11 pm EST slot on the [adult swim] lineup can temporarily suffice as a substitute for The Daily Show.

5′. The Oblongs is not, I repeat, not, an acceptable substitute for The Daily Show, not even on a temporary basis. [adult swim], what were you thinking?

6. [adult swim], don’t think running Family Guy opposite The Colbert Report makes up in any way for axiom 5′. [adult swim], you’re on notice.

7. As soon as 11 pm EST rolled around, this suddenly turned from a list of axioms about hotels to a rant about [adult swim]‘s weeknight schedule.

8. And to think I used to find the periodic and unexplained swapping of Futurama and Family Guy’s slots with each other amusing.

Quote of the Week #95

In the twenty years since the Chernobyl tragedy, the world’s worst nuclear accident, there have been nearly [FILL IN ALARMIST AND ARMAGEDDONIST FACTOID HERE].

Greenpeace “fact sheet” against nuclear power

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