Monday, May 23, 2011
Ghosts for Breakfast
Ghost Lab on the Discovery Channel here in rural Italy, with a panoramic view of the Apennines, while he eats his breakfast every day. Once he goes back into school in September, he won't because he'll be leaving the house earlier. But in these relaxed, sweet, homeschooling days, our mornings are more leisurely and that's his "must watch" show. He likes it because it takes a scientific look at paranormal activities. He's intrigued by the equipment they use. But he is suspect of the fact that they ALWAYS find something (an image, a voice, a story). But, as I explained to him, without that, there's no show! I'm surprised that in the USA it was on late at night (2 a.m. at one point). Partly because it didn't have enough viewers I suppose, to warrant a more prime-time slot; but honestly, it seems more aimed at the young- adult market than at adults with insomnia.