I think I’m getting screwed by Channel 4.
That’s Channel 4 on lo-def.
That’s Channel 4 on hi-def.
I mean the picture quality is much better in HD. But what’s the deal with all the bottom of the text missing? Did Channel 4 think that I would be so mesmerized by the picture quality that I wouldn’t notice that half of the ticker is missing? What should I call this, Faux-D?
But that’s not the thing I like the most about the HD experience. It’s when the Cable Company pulls something like this: They take a regular picture like this one…
And magically turn it into the ultimate viewing experience just by doing this:
But if only it was this simple. Because my TV is in the 4:3 format, the HD actually looks like this:
But then again, when watching “Conveyor Belt of Love”, I guess that could be considered a plus.
Did anyone say I need a bigger TV?