All of us whose jobs involve writing-whether copywriting, press releases, or the great American novel in your desk drawer-have experienced it at some point: that moment of panic when you just can't come up with anything, when your creativity seems to have run dry. Usually, something (a flash of inspiration, or just a looming deadline) kicks us into gear, and we get our thoughts down on the page.
A couple of weeks back I received my Google Chromecast. I was excited to test out Google's latest venture into the entertainment space. I already have Apple TV but was very interested in seeing what Chromecast had to offer. And since I travel a lot, I liked the idea of plugging Chromecast into the hotel room TV vs. watching movies on my iPad or laptop. I was very excited to get up and running with my new toy.
Television viewers continue to demonstrate an insatiable appetite for reality TV, with shows like "Survivor" and "Project Runway" running for a dozen seasons or more and new shows cropping up every season. One source estimates the number of reality programs went from 4 in 2,000 to about 320 in 2012. This season's premiere of A&E's reality show "Duck Dynasty" drew over 11.8 million viewers, making it the number one nonfiction series telecast in cable history.
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