Thursday, September 3, 2009

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Real Journalism

We've been hearing alot lately about the imminent demise of printed media. Don't you believe it. This is quality reporting...





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Sunday, November 16, 2008

Government Solutions Funny

I got such a fun reaction from the Trick or Treat comic that I thought I'd try another one out. Pretty funny.. huh?

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Top Movies by Alpha

I spotted this meme being played out on the blog Reading is my Superpower - undoubtedly passed on by others... and wanted to give it a go. Fits in well with the theme of Oliver 40274 after all.

List your favorite films from A to Z, one for each letter of the alphabet.

    A - American History X 
    B - Box of Moonlight
    C - Color Purple, The 
    D - Dr Strangelove
    E - Exorcist
    F - Fried Green Tomatoes 
    G - Graduate, The
    H - Holes
    I -  Invasion of the Body Snatchers
    J - Juliet of the Spirits
    K - Killing Zoe
    L - Lock, Stock & 2 Smoking Barrels
    M - Mystery Train
    N - Neighbors
    O - One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
    P - Pulp Fiction
    Q - Quick and the Dead, The
    R - Run Lola Run
    S - Station Agent
    T - Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
    U - U-Turn
    V - Visitor
    W - Waking the Dead
    X - X-Men
    Y - Young Frankenstein
    Z - Zelig

Had a spot of trouble there at the end but there it is. Feel free to argue as required.

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Saturday, November 8, 2008

In This America...

A North Carolina woman, Rita Cantrell, has been awarded $3.1 million from the department store chain Target, after employees refused to take her $100 bill.  The cashiers not only refused the bill, they emailed her photo to local businesses pegging her as a counterfeiter.

Cantrell's attorney, Bozzie Boggs, says that the store got off lightly. "Every aspect of Rita's life has been harmed by Target" says Bozzie. "Where can she buy back her good name? We looked, and you can't buy it at Target."

Sounds a bit overlawyered to me. How long can businesses survive jackpot kooky awards like this? $1,000 would have been sufficient.

Only in this America....

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