Monthly Archives: January 2009

NEARING A TURNING POINT

   Today, we celebrate what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 80th birthday — and on the day before Barack Obama is sworn in as the first-ever black President in American history.  It’s appropriate that both events should … Continue reading

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WHAT COULD HAVE, SHOULD HAVE & MIGHT HAVE BEEN (AS FAR AS OPPORTUNIES GO) …

   When the Circuit City electronics superstore opened in Torrington, CT last year, I wanted to cheer — I was familiar with Circuit City’s reputation for selling top-notch electronics, and I often wished that a store like that could be in … Continue reading

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WHY I WON’T BE A SLAVE TO REALITY TV

   This week, the seventh season of American Idol starts on FOX — only I’m not watching it at all.  Nor am I likely to, even right up to the season finale (which I hope will also be the series … Continue reading

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A BUSINESS MOVE — OR A BONEHEADED BLUNDER?

   The current economic situation affecting us has, among other things, already spread to the business world with no immediate relief in sight — and nobody and nothing is immune to it, including the media industry.  Of course, some of … Continue reading

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AS THE NEW YEAR BEGINS …

   The first weekend of 2009 — as well as the extended holiday season — is about to come to an end, as I look forward to the rest of  the year, and hopefully get my life back on track, … Continue reading

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