Paris Hilton Mad Over Paris Hilton Tape - Snatches Copy From Video Store

Paris Hilton Mad Over Paris Hilton Tape - Snatches Copy From Video Store

This story is unfortunate. I don't blame her though. I hope the LA County Sherriff's Office has better things to do and drops the ...
The Passing of Johnny Carson - A Signpost

The Passing of Johnny Carson - A Signpost

Johnny Carson passed away on Sunday. For 30 of my 42 years on this planet, I made "The Tonight's Show" a part of my life. W...
"The Superjumbo" - An Idea For McDonald's - Before They Use It

"The Superjumbo" - An Idea For McDonald's - Before They Use It

I posted this idea on the Fast Company website. I thought I'd replicate it here, for posterity. Here it is: I think McDonalds need...
Ticketmaster's Control of Presidential Inaugural Tickets

Ticketmaster's Control of Presidential Inaugural Tickets

  Get Presidential Inaugural Tickets - click here. According to Brian Becker of ANSWER Coalition, the reason why it was so hard to get Pr...
Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 8

Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 8

Well it appears that this hotel room shortage problem started because Jacksonville had signed letters and not contracts claiming the 17,000 ...
Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 7

Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 7

OK. For a recap, how did this hotel room problem start? Well, it goes all the way back to the year 2000, when Jacksonville reported that t...
Jacksonville Super Bowl Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 6

Jacksonville Super Bowl Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 6

Well, I finally got a hotel about 50 miles (!) out from Jacksonville, and yes in Jekyl Island, GA. That reported, it sounds like a nice res...
Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco Pt 5

Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco Pt 5

I have not had a great time with this matter of hotels. I didn't here from the Best Western people today, but that could be because they...
Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 4

Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 4

(This is the fourth installment on the problem I'm having getting a hotel room in Jacksonville for this year's Super Bowl. For the ...
Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 3

Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 3

Hey. Best Western's Will Jansen did call me. He said that they were concerned about what was going on down there, and would check to s...
Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 2

Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco - Pt 2

OK. I called the office of Best Western CEO David Kong and was helped by his wonderful secretary. I also called a guy named Dan Williams wh...
Dan Siegel Busted For Pot Possession - Could Get Him Elected Mayor of Oakland, CA

Dan Siegel Busted For Pot Possession - Could Get Him Elected Mayor of Oakland, CA

If you click on the title, you will learn that Oakland School Board member and prominent Oakland community participant, and nice guy Dan Sie...
Oakland Athletics Lost $23 Million

Oakland Athletics Lost $23 Million

In preparing the Sports Business Simulations Oakland Baseball Simworld for students to use this year, I always recalibrate the simulation t...
I'm Applying to Be On "The Apprentice"

I'm Applying to Be On "The Apprentice"

Hey folks. I'm applying to be on "The Apprentice." This week, my friends former Mayor of Oakland and now Peralta Chancellor...
The Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco

The Jacksonville Super Bowl XXXIX Hotel Room Fiasco

I’m planning to attend what will be my fourth Super Bowl, this one in Jacksonville, Florida. I’ve never been there. Regardless, it’s a cit...
The Matter of Randy Moss and the Media

The Matter of Randy Moss and the Media

Look. The only people who really care about what Randy Moss did when he scored a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers (in Sunday’s NFL W...
A Great Weekend Dinner To Be Invited To

A Great Weekend Dinner To Be Invited To

Last Saturday, I was invited to an impromptu dinner party thrown by my new friend Deborah and her husband Sean. Deb and I have been talking...
How To Talk About Race in America

How To Talk About Race in America

I write this because I am rather tired of hearing the occasional comments "I don't see race," "Race card," "Pla...
41, 42, and 43

41, 42, and 43

Confused? Those numbers refer to the last three siting presidents. It also points to today's news of the ex-presidents heading a new f...
Stars to Whom We Said Goodbye in 2004

Stars to Whom We Said Goodbye in 2004

This article is by Emily Feimster for Netscape. I think the passing of the celebrities listed mark "signposts" for generational c...
2004 Top Ten Scandals From YAHOO!

2004 Top Ten Scandals From YAHOO!

Yahoo presents the top scandals of 2004, and you can see the list below, and if you click here > list. The Kobe Bryant Case is number t...
BCS Still Needs To Be Fixed

BCS Still Needs To Be Fixed

I really don't care if my school Cal (Master of City Planning grad) lost to Texas Tech , the The Bowl Championship System (BCS) still ne...
2004 News Review By CNN

2004 News Review By CNN

CNN has a review of the top news stories of 2004. Surprisingly, the writer didn't include the Tsunami disaster. Here's the list, and...
HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR

NYE, was fun. I met a lot of people in San Francisco, played Poker for the first time, didn't "hook" up because I wasn't ...

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