Monthly Archive:: June 2007

Please release me…

I read a lot of press releases. I also write a fair number of them. Most of the ones I read – the ones I didn’t write, at least – lead me to wonder what the purpose of the exercise was. Dateline: Anywhere, USA, Today XYZ, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Fred [&hellip

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Ending not with a bang, but a whimper

One of the most anticipated events in recent television history, the final episode of The Sopranos on HBO, apparently left legions of fans (including this one) staring at their television sets in dumb wonder at 10:05pm on June 10. An anguished outcry ensued (including Nikki Finke’s whining screed, with side commentary on how much HBO [&hellip

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And now for something completely different…

Jim Cramer, Mister "Booyah" himself, is bloody brilliant. In an effort to clear up the tottering piles of print magazines that are always accumulating in this writer’s garret, I was going through said piles and tossing any that didn’t grab me with their cover.  (Magazine 101 – gotta grab ’em with your cover.)  And there [&hellip

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