Archives: August 2008

Obama Candidacy Continues To Inspire Spontaneous, High-Minded And Idealistic Viral Videos

Posted by: Jon Fine on August 25

Well, at least the "viral" part applies to this one:...

Edwards' Affair And Media Behavior, Mach 2: Just When I Think I Was Out On Vacation, They Pull Me Back In

Posted by: Jon Fine on August 08

Hmmm, wonder why this comes out on a Friday, in August, just as the Olympics start? (You mean they timed this for when people would be paying less attention? Geddouttahere!)...

Gone Fishin'

Posted by: Jon Fine on August 08

I'm on vacation until around the 19th of August, so things are going to be pretty quiet around here until then. I will still be approving comments, so keep 'em...

A Thought For Time Warner Regarding AOL: Keep The Access Business And Sell Everything Else

Posted by: Jon Fine on August 06

There is now a case to be made for Time Warner to hold onto AOL’s dial-up subscriber business and sell the troubled online unit’s advertising and content businesses. As they...

Weird Newspaper Story Of The Day, Part Two: Street Hawkers Spot Potential Reader, Freak Out

Posted by: Jon Fine on August 06

A pal who resides in Manhattan texts me: Yesterday both sides of my cab got attack-accosted by dueling Post and Daily News salesmen actually offering free papers. In one case,...

Weird Newspaper Story Of The Day, Part One: Wall Street Journal Cuts Service To Some Rural Subscribers

Posted by: Jon Fine on August 06

A reader who lives in Wyoming, around 30 miles away from the nearest decent-sized town, recently sent me the following email about his Wall Street Journal subscription: >>> i got...

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