Monthly Archives: November 2012

Why Hostess failed

Some of my union-loving friends are emailing me that management is to blame for the Hostess company failure. That may be true, but, once again, at least one union has acted even dumber than management. The first report I heard … Continue reading

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House Style: Editing Brazil | New Writing | Granta Magazine

Fun for Pettifoggers Or: Inside A Writer’s Head You don’t want to go there. Trust me on this. P.S. 1, This poor bastard suffers the further ignominy of fellow editors critiquing his work (see the Comments on the post). P.S. … Continue reading

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New Twist

Or: “Always look on the bright side of death.” [via Bird] == PT, iPaddict Begin forwarded message: No matter what your job is, you should always try to make it interesting.

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Longest-lasting light bulbs – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Today’s Trick Trivia: And all this time I’ve been compulsively shutting off lightbulbs so I won’t have to replace them. Whattayagonnado. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest-lasting_light_bulbs == PT, iPaddict

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Movie Review: “Lincoln”

I fell asleep. (At the morning show!) Mostly all politics. Some drama. Great performances. Day-Lewis is phenomenal. Grade: B == PT, iPaddict

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Drinks

Of course! [via JimT] == PT, iPaddict Begin forwarded message: A union boss walks into a bar next door to the factory and is about to order a drink to celebrate Obama’s victory when he sees a guy close by … Continue reading

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InnerPeace After The Election

[Courtesy of Pope Jones] == PT, iPaddict Begin forwarded message: But no Chardonnay. Subject: InnerPeace After The Election I’m passing this on because it worked for me. A doctor on TV said that in order to have inner peace in … Continue reading

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