Category: consumer

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9:30 Club BOGO Special

Oops, I totally forgot to mention this earlier. Right now, from 10a-11a EST, the 9:30 Club is offering a Buy One Get One special for any show there, purchased through tickets.com. It’s their Election Hangover Special and from what I’ve...

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Saturday is usually my lazy day!

The plan seemed simple enough, get up and out to see the new G1 phone at a T-Mobile location. James was our navigator, so he determined we should head to Pentagon City. I haven’t been to Pentagon City in ages,...

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… it means add another naught.

It’s probably both my sanity- and food-deprived state from having been in meetings for the past three hours and skipping lunch, but this makes me giggle: In a sign of the times, the National Debt Clock in New York City...

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Ooooh, the first round of gifts!

Gotta love this card from my co-worker Betsy. She and I headed to lunch at District Chophouse this afternoon for a small office celebration. We both came back and found ourselves in the throes of food coma, but it was...

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news video: Abuse of authority

I don’t normally point people towards online news video because I’m not a fan of most web video and when I’m at work, I’d rather read a story than worry about where my headphones are. But this video linked to...

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chemical formula: C8H10N4O2

Moose made a very good point over brunch yesterday when I said I wasn’t having any coffee (even though I was quite hungover). I have caffeine 5 days a week, why deny myself some on the weekend? So even though...

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DC schools: Paid for Grades

D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee announced plans yesterday to boost dismal achievement at half the city’s middle schools by offering students an unusual incentive: cash. — WaPo: D.C. Tries Cash as a Motivator In School Ok, what?! I’m all...

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Music is for profit, not fun!

I won’t say that I didn’t see this coming, but I have been dreading it. Pandora may be near shutting down. Last year, an obscure federal panel ordered a doubling of the per-song performance royalty that Web radio stations pay...