I must be reaching fogeydom quicker than I’d planned. I’m starting to feel the same way:
Citing such factors as work-related stress, mortgage worries, and the ever-growing duties of parenthood and marriage, Erdman said he has finally accepted the reality that embarrassingly bad films, TV shows, and consumer products are no longer a viable source of amusement for him.
“I turn on the TV these days, and if I see something that’s unbelievably stupid and insulting to my intelligence, all I want to do is turn it off,” said Erdman, pausing to sip from a Tom Collins, a drink he began ordering in 1989 to be amusing but now orders without irony on the rare occasion when he still drinks. “What’s happened to me?”
This may spell doom for Michael Hirschorn.