A reminder that the quest for light and warmth has always had its price, and that price can't just be calculated in money. And if you think the quest foe new sources of energy will not be costly, and that there will not be casualties along the way, think again.
Kate O'HareFeature Writer/Columnist at Tribune Media Services
Kate has more than a decade of experience covering all aspects of the TV industry - and new media - in nationally syndicated feature stories and columns, both for print and online. She's logged many days on sets and locations throughout North America and spent thousands of hours interviewing actors, directors, producers and executives. Kate's goal is to see more and learn more as the industry transitions into the digital age.
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Not 100 percent sure how I feel about the whole "net neutrality" thing -- especially when I'm on a shared T1 cable-Internet line, and everyone around me seems determined to download the entire Beatles catalogue and HD versions of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, and all I want to do is read my email, but it's taking fuhevah -- but Sam makes some good points. On the other hand, I ding him a point for kind of stealing the title from Penn & Teller's Showtime series (and for trying to actually make a voice call on an iPhone).