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Viral Snakes on a Blog

There is this movie coming out about snakes on a plane with Samuel Jackson. Nothing remarkable about that really, more summer escapism. What’s more remarkable is the concerted, relentless, and nauseatingly omnipresent viral marketing...

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When Doves Nomunicate

Nomunication, which means to discuss something over a couple of drinks, sounded hip in the early ’90s when the Japanese economic juggernaut appeared poised to take over the world, but now the word affects...

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Timing Is Everything

The first civil charges will be forthcoming “very soon” in the stock options timing scandal involving dozens of U.S. companies … The SEC, FBI and federal prosecutors are investigating nearly 60 companies to determine...

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Ho Ho Hoboken

Moved to Hoboken, New Jersey: Frank Sinatra’s old stomping grounds. We are right next door to an Italian barber and three doors from a “luncheonette” where most things on the menu are some variety...

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Prime Cuts

A man wielding a cordless power saw in each hand rampaged through a Manhattan subway station early Thursday, using one of the buzzing blades to carve into the chest of a postal worker …...

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Get Rich Or Try Diebolding

Vice President Cheney’s financial advisers are apparently betting on a rise in inflation and interest rates and on a decline in the value of the dollar against foreign currencies … The Cheneys also had...

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Hoff Twofer

Beer-swilling Baywatch star David Hasselhoff was booted out of Wimbledon because he was steaming drunk … Hasselhoff, who has fought a long battle with booze, yelled at staff: You should let me in. Do...

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Biobollocks

The United States has 73 million acres of corn cropland. At 350 gallons per acre, the entire U.S. corn crop would make 25.5 billion gallons, equivalent to about 6.3 billion gallons of gasoline. The...