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  • This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, March 4, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book:     For her book, Plutocrats, business writer Chrystia Freeland explores the current growing disparity between the poor, the rich and the Super-Rich.  They seem to a class of people […]

    First Line-Last Line Book Preview #4

    This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, March 4, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book:     For her book, Plutocrats, business writer Chrystia Freeland explores the current growing disparity between the poor, the rich and the Super-Rich.  They seem to a class of people […]

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  • It is apparently with anticipation that Western society is awaiting the forthcoming issue of Playboy (NSFW) magazine featuring new nude photos of actor, Lindsay Lohan. You may have seen her naked form in a photo display for New York magazine from three years ago, but that was so 2008.  Playboy in a […]

    The End of Something… But What?

    It is apparently with anticipation that Western society is awaiting the forthcoming issue of Playboy (NSFW) magazine featuring new nude photos of actor, Lindsay Lohan. You may have seen her naked form in a photo display for New York magazine from three years ago, but that was so 2008.  Playboy in a […]

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  • Throughout the conference today, I’ll be posting and updating my notes from the floor about what speakers are saying about the future of publishing. 9:00am Brian O’Leary For publishing, the container has been the starting point. Now, the container should be an option. The web is creating a blend between […]

    SocioSocialYYC – December 7, 2011

    Throughout the conference today, I’ll be posting and updating my notes from the floor about what speakers are saying about the future of publishing. 9:00am Brian O’Leary For publishing, the container has been the starting point. Now, the container should be an option. The web is creating a blend between […]

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  • Birthdays in the Durdle household came every two weeks. Or at least they seemed to. Ray Durdle was born on October 10, 1932. His wife, Ettie May, was born on November 5 that same year. November 19, 1969, Ray Jr, came into the world. Eleven and half months earlier, on […]

    The Birthday Parties

    Birthdays in the Durdle household came every two weeks. Or at least they seemed to. Ray Durdle was born on October 10, 1932. His wife, Ettie May, was born on November 5 that same year. November 19, 1969, Ray Jr, came into the world. Eleven and half months earlier, on […]

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  • ”Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”  –Oscar Wilde “Most men don’t like women for their minds.  They are more often attracted to them by what they don’t mind.”  – GYPSY ROSE LEE “You can call me Peter.  […]

    A brief list of some of my favourite quotes

    ”Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”  –Oscar Wilde “Most men don’t like women for their minds.  They are more often attracted to them by what they don’t mind.”  – GYPSY ROSE LEE “You can call me Peter.  […]

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  • So, you tell me… How do you NOT respond to an email like this?  Completely genuine…   August 12, 2011, 10:07am “Dear Chris I heard you on the radio. My name is mervin I am the guy they call Johnny infamous can u help me please by introducing me to […]

    “Celebrity” Requests Interview

    So, you tell me… How do you NOT respond to an email like this?  Completely genuine…   August 12, 2011, 10:07am “Dear Chris I heard you on the radio. My name is mervin I am the guy they call Johnny infamous can u help me please by introducing me to […]

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  • Former Newfoundland Premier, Danny Williams, constantly returned items to Zellers in failed attempt to scam Club Z points. Bill Clinton made “friendly wagers” on outcome of Monopoly matches with daughter, Chelsea. Former Greek Prime Minister, Andreas Papandreou, alledgedly “not a fan” of acting legend, Anthony Quinn. 1970’s Canadian Conservative Leader, […]

    Political Scandals NO ONE Was Interested In.

    Former Newfoundland Premier, Danny Williams, constantly returned items to Zellers in failed attempt to scam Club Z points. Bill Clinton made “friendly wagers” on outcome of Monopoly matches with daughter, Chelsea. Former Greek Prime Minister, Andreas Papandreou, alledgedly “not a fan” of acting legend, Anthony Quinn. 1970’s Canadian Conservative Leader, […]

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  • If you’ve never grown up in the Salvation Army tradition, I suggest you try.  They have a pretty unique worldview as far as religions are concerned. Nobody dies in the Salvation Army; they are all “Promoted to Glory”.  I grew up in the Salvation Army, and I hesitatingly say I […]

    The Six Million Dollar Christmas

    If you’ve never grown up in the Salvation Army tradition, I suggest you try.  They have a pretty unique worldview as far as religions are concerned. Nobody dies in the Salvation Army; they are all “Promoted to Glory”.  I grew up in the Salvation Army, and I hesitatingly say I […]

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  • All in the Family was an American television institution for 146 years and resulted in the most spin-off shows in television history.  If you’re keeping score, they were: Maude, Gloria, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Archie Bunker’s Place, 704 Hauser and Checking In. But in a land of ideas as fertile as […]

    Rejected Spin-offs from “All In The Family”

    All in the Family was an American television institution for 146 years and resulted in the most spin-off shows in television history.  If you’re keeping score, they were: Maude, Gloria, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Archie Bunker’s Place, 704 Hauser and Checking In. But in a land of ideas as fertile as […]

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  • CULVER CITY, CA – “Sex and the City” author Candace Bushnell has long been rumoured to be joining an aging science fiction franchise, however, a leaked segment of the screenplay for “Star Trek 2” appears to point in her direction.  The move by Paramount is an attempt to bring a fresh approach […]

    Candace Bushnell comes on as new “Star Trek 2” scribe

    CULVER CITY, CA – “Sex and the City” author Candace Bushnell has long been rumoured to be joining an aging science fiction franchise, however, a leaked segment of the screenplay for “Star Trek 2” appears to point in her direction.  The move by Paramount is an attempt to bring a fresh approach […]

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