davidl on December 3rd, 2008

Put me down as a cynical skeptic   While the death of Jdimytai Damour was a tragic accident, it does not fit into a larger pattern. (CNSNews.com) – A pro-union group is suggesting that the death of a temporary worker at a Long Island Wal-Mart on Black Friday stems partly from the fact that Wal-Mart workers […]

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Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble Tonight, we ramble back through time a bit. This pic to the right… (no, the OTHER right…) was the first BitsBlog World Headquarters. A  little sparse, but it was home. And a technological triumph, too. Our twin XT-10’s equipped with 20mb […]

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Eric Florack on December 3rd, 2008

From Radio Buddy Scott Fybush, we get news about the passing of one of the key players in Radio duing my time in that business: Bill Drake spent most of his career out west, but the wizard of streamlined top-40 radio had a huge influence on the sound of the MASSACHUSETTS airwaves, where his corporate […]

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Eric Florack on December 3rd, 2008

We see by way of the Halifax Chronicle-Herald that Ted Rodgers has died. Ted’s father was a radio pioneer at CFRB. As a result of Ted’s leadership, and some luck of course, the company now owns most of the big voices on the Candian radio and TV dials, as well as a wireless and internet […]

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Eric Florack on December 3rd, 2008

From Fox, we get this important news: The chairman of the British Lap Dancing Association, speaking at a legislative hearing Tuesday, made an odd assertion, given his livelihood — a lap dance is “not sexually stimulating,” he said, the Guardian reported. Simon Warr made the seemingly contrary statement to a British parliamentary committee as part […]

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Eric Florack on December 3rd, 2008

And as if by magic, or perhaps more correctly by way of some evil curse, 175 ballots show up in the Franken Coleman race, giving Franken a net gain of 37.  Total difference, ~50 or so. Forgive me, but I smell a fish.

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