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Month: August 2010

Today’s Shared Items – August 30, 2010

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Why my kids are pop-culture illiterate August 29, 2010 Chuy's opening Kentucky location August 30, 2010 – Interesting. Chuy’s is a local chain of Mexican places. Very fun and high-concept, with mediocre food. It’s where people at local tech companies take their out-of-town business guests. Kentucky seems an odd fit. Now Memphis, that would be interesting, given Chuy’s fondness for velvet Elvises. For Now, Most Americans Happy to Be Un-Located [Privacy] August 30, 2010 –…

Today’s Shared Items – August 28, 2010

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Thai Woman Stuffs Baby Tiger in Suitcase August 27, 2010 – He cat bin lady, I have a roommate for you in scumbag prison. Twin Liquors opening in Temple August 27, 2010 – My friends at Twin open in my father’s “ancestral” Baptist homeland. Maybe only funny to me, but it does give me a snicker. Pedicab Regulation: Is It Fare? August 27, 2010 – Regardless of whether regulations or fees are a good idea…

Today’s Shared Items – August 26, 2010

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Henson Donates Original Kermit To Smithsonian August 26, 2010 Why does this lottery winner want to stay anonymous? | Focal Point August 26, 2010 – Interesting story, from which I pull the following lesson. If you have a winning lottery ticket and wish to remain anonymous, create a trust prior to claiming your dough. Jeffrey's and the $34 cheeseburger August 26, 2010 – See how fancy we are? I thought you had to go to…

Today’s Shared Items – August 25, 2010

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Billboard asks high schoolers if they've gotten lucky | Kelso's Cranky Corner August 25, 2010 – I know just where this billboard is. I know because I used to stare at it during the boring parts of high school football games. I stared at it a lot. In those days, it advertised Cutty Sark. See what THAT led to? Podcaster Leo Laporte, the everywhere man | Technology | Los Angeles Times August 25, 2010 Review:…

Today’s Shared Items – August 22, 2010

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Australians Apparently Fail to Deliver a Clear Winner in National Elections August 21, 2010 – For the headlinet this time, the content rather than wording. I love the media construct that when elections are close, or do not produce a clear-cut narrative, the electorate has failed. They have failed the punditocracy, which is, well, unconscionable. I say that with no knowledge of, or interest in Australian politics.