By Dwight Silverman, Houston Chronicle Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Mar. 1--Yes, it's true. I've become one of those people. I've got TiVo.
Before you run screaming, fearing I'll bore you to tears with tales about how wonderful it is to get programming suggestions, be able to time-shift programs, pause live TV for bathroom breaks, yada yada (ad nauseam) -- relax. I'm over it now.
In fact, I've gotten to the point that I'm kind of irritated at having a TiVo.
I used to watch only a handful of shows, when I could catch them. Now, because it's so easy to never miss one of my favorites I never do. And I'm catching up on episodes of old shows I've missed, including the first three seasons of The X-Files.
This means I spend way to much time on the couch gripping the peanut-shaped TiVo remote, time that could be better spent in front of my PC, gripping a mouse.
Yeah. I know, I know. …