Leisure Time On My Computer Essay

839 Words Feb 15th, 2016 4 Pages
These days I find myself spending an increasing amount of leisure time on my computer, and my various activities range from internet gaming to browsing through social media website and forums, to shopping and reading current events. Entertainment is only clicks away on the internet, but before the rise of the World Wide Web, TV use to be the only avenue of entertainment. The family didn’t always scatter after dinner to make that mad dash toward their computer screens, but rather, we’d use to gather about the tube and sift through the various channels before settling on something agreeable. One particular program often piqued enough interest in everyone to keep its place on the screen; The Simpsons.
The Simpsons offered something for everyone. There was always a character you can relate to; whether it’s the underappreciated and overworked housewife, the blue collared father who despite always having the best intention can’t seem to get anything right. There is the underachieving angst ridden teenage son, or the artistic and intellectually driven teenage daughter. The show touched every aspect of our living society, though bleak and cynical at times, it always drove home the core values. At the end of the day everyone was happy they had given their time to this family oriented cartoon show. Although, over the years, the show had shifted some of its focus from good old family values to pop culture memes and trends, it still hasn’t lost its core ethos. You just have…

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