Friday, Jan 18 2013
A radio announcement this week said singer Paul McCartney
would perform with the surviving members of Nirvana. I turned to my wife: "With the surviving members? I would certainly hope so."... Doritos is going to have a Super Bowl ad that features goat for sale. Goat with Doritos? Not my first choice, but I suppose it could be tasty. ... After admitting to doping, cycling great Lance Armstrong has few career options.
However, he is a front runner to be spokesman for "The Biggest Loser" ... Since the Super Bowl is rapidly approaching, it's important to remember that sex, like football, is a game of inches. ... I don't see the big deal about the football player whose ailing girlfriend turned out to be imaginary. I once knew someone who had an imaginary girlfriend. Or was that a doll? ... I think one of my friends is low on modern culture. When I talked about pole dancing, he responded, "Oh they are such a lovely people." "How about lap dancing?" "Well, I think they are in trouble because reindeer are such an important part of their culture and global warming is causing all kinds of problems. ... Angry with his treatment by the Jets, it appears quarterback Tim Tebow has taken up voodoo. At least, it's reported there are a lot of dolls in his residence that resemble the team management. But a more reliable report say that the Jets have added an insurance rider that covers damage by fire and brimstone. ... As I examined the bill for our meal, my wife asked, "What's the tax?" "Oh, that's the amount that the government adds to sales to raise revenue." And don't call me, Shirley.
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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.