Tuesday, September 1, 2009


So this is my blog: Gleaming the Tube. I'll be using this mainly to talk about my first love, mas...television. Sorry, force of habit.

My goal is to do reviews of various shows during this upcoming Fall television season, as well talk about older shows, various opinion pieces about the current (or past [or future]) state of television. Even with as much TV as I've watched in my lifetime, there are several shows that I've completely missed, good ones too (Mad Men, The Wire, Dexter, The Big Bang Theory), and I'll be attempting to watch and review those in big chunks (preferably by season, but who knows what will happen).

I'll be revising my mission statement in the days to come (since there's a little breathing room before the Fall season kicks into gear), but first I'd like to share a little bit of background about myself.

My name is Jason, I'm 32, and I'm a senior at the University of North Texas (Go Fightin' Whatever Our Mascot Is!). I'm majoring in Radio/Televsion/Film (RTVF, for short), and I'd like to write for television when I graduate, although I haven't ruled out radio as a field either.

I was an intern for Sportsradio 1310: The Ticket for almost two years, where I gained an incredibly minimal amount of fame as the "Stinky Intern", and a fair amount of infamy for my interview of "Macho Man" Randy Savage. It was my first (and to date, my last) interview, and it was a huge trainwreck. I have it on MP3, and best believe I'll be posting a link to that here soon enough. Mmmm...awkwardness.

My next post should go over my particular likes and dislikes, have a partial list of what shows I hope to cover this season, and maybe include my famous meatloaf recipe. Mmmm...loaf...

Until next time...


  1. :: waves ::

    The meatloaf sounds gross, but otherwise I'm in!

  2. You think Macho Man ever finished that shit he was taking?

  3. Third! Hey, it's better than 4th... Just thought I'd say I wuz here and you're queer and Gleaming the Tube is fookin' genius!