(Why to) Save the Netflix!

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jul 28, 2011
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Redditors have decided that Netflix is the underdog, still a great deal, getting attacked on every side by studios, Wal-Mart…and that it’s the biggest reason more folks don’t pirate videos. So, support.

I’m with ’em. After initially reacting with righteous horror to the price increase, and dumping streaming to a cheaper plan, I’ve read enough that shows that Netflix, an independent innovator, is fighting for its life and still a great effing deal. So, support:

What’s with the fake hair?



About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “(Why to) Save the Netflix!”

  1. Yogini5 says:

    Involuntarily minimalist and living simply, Netflix is simply my answer to having no cable and near-nonexistent converter box reception in this digital era, since I live in New York City where there is a lot of interference. I supplement Netflix with Blockbuster kiosk; but I don't always have to have those Blockbuster recently-released movies to be happy—I've been a movie lover for a long time …

  2. Yogini5 says:

    I don't even have streaming speed for the instant, and that's why I supplement the Netflix with Blockbuster Kiosk. It works out great!

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