Friday, Feb 12 2010
Beer may be good for your bones, according to a newly released study that continues to show the beneficial impact of a wide variety of alcoholic beverages. Since vodka and red wine are supposed to be good for your heart, I figure if I just stay in a drunken stupor I’ll be in the best of health. ...
Offended that viewers actually watched the game, major Super Bowl advertisers are urging the National Football League to trim two minutes from each quarter in order to provide more time for ad viewing. Given the trend of offering aging rockers for the half-time show, the Grateful Dead is being considered for an invitation. Thought is being given to bringing the late Jerry Garcia back; not bringing him back from the dead, just propping his body in front of a mike. There's ample evidence he can still deliver better vocals than "The Who." Speaking of the dead, TV pitchman, the late Billie Mayes, will be cast in the role of the Ghost of Christmas Past in a remake of "A Christmas Carol." He explains to Scrooge how his life was ruined by use of the wrong furniture cleaner. ... This year's Oscar for best product placement goes to “Up in the Air” for the nearly movie-long exposure for American Airlines. Never one to miss a profitable trend, Hollywood plans to reissue "Plaza Suite" under the name "Red Roof Inn" while the classic "Taxi Driver" will see new life as "Lincoln Towne Car Driver". ... A record 12.5 inches of snow just hit Dallas, Texas. Republicans immediately blamed the Obama administration.
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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.