With each passing year, opportunities to gather friends and family around the television to watch something collectively seem to diminish rapidly. Monumental must-see moments rarely occur over the airwaves anymore, and if they do, they’re more widely watched on the Internet rather than in its original setting. Still, there remain a few television events, the kind that diverts viewers’ eyes awa...
In one of the more memorable mid-run gags from “The Simpsons,”
Chief Wiggum plants a wire on his informant Bart, planning to record the
conversation using a Hootie and the Blowfish cassette. “It’s cheaper than blank
tape,” he deadpans. Dance-punk outfit Worrier employed that