The random thoughts of a man constantly staving off hypothermia and wolves.
08 August 2008
Hooray, it's the Olympics!
So the opening ceremonies for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing took place today at 8:08 p.m., Beijing time, or 6:08 a.m. Mountain Time.
Which means they went down about 10 hours ago. Did you enjoy watching them on NBC?
Yeah, me neither. Apparently NBC has decided to tape-delay the broadcast for the ceremonies at 5:30 p.m., Mountain Time.
That's almost 12 hours after the ceremonies originally aired.
Touchdown, NBC. I realize you want to get the best ratings possible, but why not air them live on 6 a.m. and then rebroadcast at 6 p.m.? I doubt this morning's episode of The Today Show was so scintillating it couldn't be replaced by a singularly unique event that we'll never see again.
Anyway, I might blog about some of the events along the way. Right now I'm not too interested in anything outside of the basketball, but I could get sucked into something like swimming or track and field.
I'm a graduate from BYU-Idaho with a degree in Communications with a print journalism emphasis. I currently work as a test engineer for a software company. I've been married for seven years and have three kids.