I’d have thought that the rapid proliferation of widescreen televisions would have put an end to this ignorance, but apparently enough people own “regular” televisions and don’t know anything about how to properly display a film.
First, a brief history:
When silent films first emerged, they were…
The reason I began buying “widescreen” DVDs in the 90s, to watch on my 27” square TV, since upgraded by millions of pixels.
The 20,000th Person to do This
So, John Mayer told me via Twitter to join Tumblr, and I hesitated. I mean, we started off simply as MySpace friends, evolved into a Facebook friendship, and eventually I became a follower. I’ll admit, I feel like I entered the Twitter party late, as millions of pornbots had already secured better usernames than mine:
I tried MikeCullen: taken. Mike: taken. MikeC: taken MCullen: taken. Hell, even MyColon was taken. Alas, my name MikeCullen was available here, so if this all ends up as a waste of time, at least I can auction off my username. Even though it’s been my name for 34 years…
At least I feel like I’m getting in early.
So thanks to John Mayer, I’m the only person I actually know on Tumblr.