Deal Killers

 

Deal Killers

I despise the 8,000 pound Philadelphia gorilla known as Comcast. I signed up for DirecTV and the guy is coming to install it today. But picture this: On my HBO Channel, a crawl runs across the bottom of my screen with the following message: ACTION IS REQUIRED ON YOUR PART to continue to receive HBO. As of March 28, you will no longer be able to view HBO without a digital cable box. Please contact Comcast at 1-800-COMCAST to get a digital cable box. This message—in very large type—runs continually 24/7 during the programming and totally destroys the viewing experience. I called 1-800-COMCAST to