Things Everybody Loves Except You

Jason English

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. On to this week's topics of discussion...

1. There must be movies or authors or foods that are generally beloved by everyone you know, but you secretly (or not secretly) can't stand. What does everybody love but you?

2. Today is the 10th anniversary of my college graduation. No presents, please. I don't remember making any "Things I Want to Accomplish in 10 Years" lists, but we can start today. What's one thing you want to accomplish in the next decade?

3. My wife (then fiancée) Ellen bought me TiVo for Christmas in 2003. That very TiVo is still in operation, which is great, because she bought me the lifetime service contract to go with it. I was just scrolling through the list of programs and realized there's some rather old stuff in my queue: the complete second season of Da Ali G Show originally recorded in 2004; a 2003 episode of Animal Planet's K-9-to-5 that must have held special meaning to my 24-year-old self; and the impromptu postgame show Mike Francesa & Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo hosted on NBC after the New York Giants' improbable win in Super Bowl XLII. One of these days, I'll preserve these on DVD. Or come to my senses and clear some hard drive space. What's the oldest program saved on your DVR? (Note: I'm recycling this question so I can run to a meeting.)

Enjoy the weekend!