Sunday, December 17, 2006


Sunday, November 26, 2006

Slashdot | The Turf Wars Between Phone And Cable

Slashdot | The Turf Wars Between Phone And Cable

NY Times has a story about the business practices of the ever-consolidating telecommunications industry.

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Two-buck Chuck arrives at Trader Joe's via

Two-buck Chuck arrives at Trader Joe's |

Woo Hoo!

What the article doesn't really say is how they navigated around the liquor laws.

Friday, October 20, 2006

BSA Shills for MPAA

Slashdot | Boy Scouts Introduce Merit Badge for Not Pirating

Their other problems aside, this just cheapens the Boy Scouts. If someone got a merit badge for canoeing or cinematography or wilderness survival, how do you think they feel about someone getting rewarded for sitting through propaganda for a bunch of corporations?

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Chuckless Joe's

Trader Joe's here without 'Three-buck Chuck' |

Well, that's just great.

I've been looking forward to checking out the use of Three-buck Chuck as cooking wine since the rumor was going around that Trader Joe's was going in down here.

Now, because you have to buy wines from Georgia distributors, they can't sell their wine products. Well, the main reason is that Georgia distributors can't sell private labels. Although I suspect this law translates to something written by a lawmaker's friend who just happened to represent a consortium of wine "distributors" who like a little "taste" of the "action".

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Things I've Always Wanted To Try

I've got a great idea.

Seems much more dangerous than a potato gun, but I feel like I am much more likely to do this.

Tuesday, October 17, 2006