April 2006

links for 2006-04-30

Micro Persuasion: We’re Out of Pockets Reminds me of the old Seinfeld joke: why are dogs so poor? No pockets. They see nickels, dimes, quarters… but can’t put them anywhere. (Yes, it’s a bad joke.) (tags: pda convergence devices) DLO | HomeDock Deluxe This goes to the...

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links for 2006-04-29

40-year-old surgeon | Chicago Tribune Took the boys to their first Cubs game yesterday, and we watched Maddux pitch a masterful game. Very cool to be there for an historic day! (tags: Cubs family) Starved Rock struggles | Chicago Tribune I’ve written a couple times about our...

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links for 2006-04-27

Chicago City Council prohibits restaurants from selling foie gras | Chicago Tribune This is mostly for my family, who’ll recognize the inside joke here. Is it pate? Non! It’s foie gras. Not in Chicago, it looks like. (tags: foie gras pate chicago) Naperville Sun: Heroic in the...

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Direct Marketing conference

I just finished participating in a panel discussion with Marty Donner (GM at ReturnPath) and Neil Rosen (CEO at eWayDirect) at the DirectMedia client co-op. We had a pretty full room — and not a single person there subscribed to a podcast. Only a half dozen knew...

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links for 2006-04-25

CNN.com – The movie title that launched a phenomenon Snakes on a Plane, baby. (tags: snakes soap jackson) Feld Thoughts: Are you Happy? Nice. Harvard students shift from wanting to be rich to wanting to be happy. (tags: Harvard happiness) Hill | Holliday – Blog Archive –...

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Aurora Drive-In

In the comments over at the OpenLine blog, Aurora Alderman Stephanie Kifowit chimes in with a comment to clarify what’s going on, and what the options are. I had a chance to meet Stephanie back when Richard Irvin was running for Aurora mayor (she was a supporter...

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Cell

<img align=”right” alt=”Cell: A Novel” src=”http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0743292332.01.SCTHUMBZZZ.jpg” />Just finished reading Cell by Stephen King. Definitely not my favorite of his; about 18 months ago I read through the entire Dark Tower series, and found it a masterful collection of characters, a thoroughly engrossing weaving of multiple story lines...

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links for 2006-04-24

Online News Squared: LA Times Blogger Suspended in Multiple Personality Flap Reporter (Pulitzer prize winner, no less) suspended after it’s revealed that he posted comments under fake names at the LA Times site and his own blog. Bizarre. (tags: identity LATimes ethics) VC Confidential: Net Ads Pass...

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