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Can't Take My Eyes Off You. Jack Lechner. New York: Crown Publishing, 2000. 275 pp.
No, this isn't a story of a love-struck man and the girl of his dreams. It's about one man, seven days, and twelve televisions. The man, Jack Lechner, sits in front of twelve TV's for a week straight, trying to take it all in. Is it his wildest fantasy or his worst nightmare come true? Actually, it's a bit of both
Lechner's book depicts a man experiencing alternating moments of clarity, insanity, and perplexity, as he sits through 15 hours a day, glued to the tube. Using a carefully planned grid, Lechner is able to catch all the primary shows on each of the major networks, and …