totally forgot about Netflix... downloading... signing in...
Yeah I was in a hotel and had Star Trek on the iphone while playing Civ5 on the computer. Company paid beer in the icebucket and chicken quesadilla on the bed. It wasn't that bad and useful if you're at a hotspot. I can see me using that when the girls get older and we're shopping for clothes in the mall.
Hand them a fund limit debit card and sit in the food court watching south park season 25.
the first two books are pretty damn solid. third is decent. fourth is... wandering.
but yeah, i'm pretty impressed by how well they've translated it to the screen. not surprising, given it's hbo, but other than some minor quibbles, it's good.
My girl started reading the first book after episode one and now she's hooked and fills me in on parts of the backstory they don't fully explain, which helps. But as just a stand alone show...I think its working really well.
I was happy to see some Tommy Carcetti this last episode as well.
Does look good. I hope its based on one of the great Robert E Howard stories like Beyond the Black River, the Black Stranger, or the best Conan story ever written, Red Nails (if you guys havent read a Conan story before do yourself a favor and read Red Nails -- you'll be blown away. To think it was written in the 1930s!)