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Back in the (Blog) Saddle Again

Should I be embarrassed not to have posted a blog entry since February 2008? Maybe not so much, according to a recent article I read in the NY Times, “Blogs Falling in an Empty Forest.” It’s certainly not uncommon, apparently, … Continue reading

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Explaining the Absence: Full-time at Nami Media

One of the ironies of writing a blog is that the busier I am, the less time I have to write blog articles.  Not being a professional writer, or even a paid journalist, I can really only write in my … Continue reading

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Walk Hard in L.A.

Being so focused on my own professional world of “virtual” products, which Internet advertising is, occasionally I’m interrupted to appreciate another virtual world, the movie business. In my case, the Jake Kasdan film, “Walk Hard”, starring John C. Reilly, filmed … Continue reading

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New Year's Eve Tradition – Dinner For One

If you’re American or British, you have almost certainly never seen the English-language TV program which holds the Guinness Record for most all-time broadcasts.  “Dinner For One” was recorded in Germany in 1963 and has been broadcast New Year’s Eve … Continue reading

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Surviving World of Warcraft with your Child

World of Warcraft (WOW), owned by Blizzard Entertainment, itself owned by Vivendi, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) launched less than 2 years ago which now has 1.5+ million players paying $15 per month.  Including my 10-year-old son … Continue reading

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