Big dishes bring satellite programming right into the backyard
No mistaking them. Some look like a cake mold capable of turning out angel food for 2,500. Others look like a louvered back door from a tract house in Brobdingnag, or a creature from a 1950s horror moviethe wretched spawn of reckless radioactive experimentation, the amazing colossal sand dollar.
Don't be fooled. The scooped-out gimcrack is nothing more than a TV antenna. It is quite a bit more, however, than the rabbit-ears atop the family console.
While the rest of the neighborhood wonders when it will...