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Christmas Creep Isn’t Just for Retail Anymore

A few years ago, someone coined the term Christmas Creep to refer to stores putting up Christmas decorations earlier and earlier. But retailers aren't the only ones starting things early. This is the time of year that posts I've done in the past about Christmas Creep start getting extra hits....
Journalism

This Will Only Be a Test…

I’m seeing more and more people populating their Facebook profiles with ridiculous warnings about a media takeover conspiracy theory. As the dire warning goes, the federal government, or more specifically, the president, will shut down all broadcast outlets. Some claim he’ll even shut down the entire internet. This is scheduled...
Journalism

Shock Jocks Use Dirty Trick to Publish Dirty Photo

Well, it’s out there. Most of us knew it would be sooner or later, and probably sooner. The photo depicting what is supposedly the private parts of New York Rep. Anthony Weiner has been published online. At least, a photo of the photo. And it’s because of radio shock jocks...
TV & Showbiz

Remembering Red

A sad update to an earlier post here at Patrick’s Place: Local radio and television personality and published author Red Evans lost his battle with cancer this morning. Red was diagnosed with terminal cancer earlier this year, the same year that he published his first novel, On Ice, at age...