Friday, Mar 11 2011
The twenty-fifth anniversary performance of the musical “Les Miserables’ features one of the Jonas Brothers singing a lead role. It was so successful there are plans to have Justin Bieber star in “Pagliacci” in an attempt to draw a younger crowd to opera.
... The show “America’s Got Talent” is being followed up with the new series, “America’s Got No Class.” The panel of judges will include David Hasselhoff, Brett Favre, Billy Ray Cyrus and Charlie Sheen. … My daughter turns 21 this fall. My wife and I are trying to see if we can divert part of our 529 savings plan for funding bail, just as a precaution. A good case can be made that jail is an education institution. You can’t start saving too early. But curious about my experiences she asked, "Dad, were you ever in jail?" "No, but that falls into the category of minor miracle," I replied. .... During our chorus' rehearsal of the opera "Turandot", the chorus master told the women one part called for them to sound "eerie distant and cold." "Kind of like my first wife," I commented. ... I just figured out the pro football negotiations. It's about rich football players fighting with even richer owners to determine how much to charge the affluent people who can afford to attend games.
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Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community with his email newsletters for 10 years. And he has been covering this market through print publications for 18 years, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as the Editor of Accounting Technology from 1997 through 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and continues to address that as executive editor of the Progressive Accountant.