Lionel Richie singing “Jesus Is Love”. My favorite and most overlooked Commodores song. Could funeral turn into revival?
Centers For Disease Control says 87,000 injuries cause by chasing pets. 11.7% from chasing cats.
Barely ever get email anymore. Twitter and Facebook make it useless like email made letters. I wonder what will make those things obsolete?
Guy just ran a stop sign cutting me off and speeding away. I said “where’s a cop when you need one”?” one appears and gives bad boy a ticket.
changing the blog look. May start posting here more too.
My first look at Alabama newspapers this morning over at www.al.com.
The first story I see is that Alabama head coach Nick Saban has hired the former University of Virginia offensive coordinator. The brief story explains how it all happened but the web address is more interesting. As a message board visitor pointed out, the url is, well I’ll cut and paste so you can read it for yourself:
Don’t notice it yet? He’s hired a former virgin.
And just below that headline is this one:
“Thief steals the family jewels”.
I’m not making this up. The creative, probably weekend producer came up with that headline for a one sentence report from the Huntsville police blotter.
Scary times. Unemployment numbers came out Thursday and one of the industries highlighted was broadcasting. 5.5% unemployment.
And the places where many broadcasters would normally go once they left the business aren’t doing much better. Publishing- 7.8% unemployment. Professional and business services 10.4% unemployment.
Yesterday the Columbia School of Broadcasting shuttered all of it’s campuses. One student was interviewed on television last night, crying. “I just got an apartment here…like 5 minutes ago. I don’t know what I’m going to do. I don’t have a plan B”
Emmy winning reporter Mark Joyella left the news business this week from WPLG in Miami. According to a post on his blog, his agent tells him
there isn’t any work, and there is a phenomenal amount of talent sitting on the sidelines ready to jump at anything that opens up.
Interesting post or article or column (it’s getting harder to tell the difference) on how WMAQ-TV workers are being told to re-invent themselves and apply for jobs with different titles and tasks.
It’s worth the read…so you can plan for the future.
Unless this whole internet, mobile devices thing is just a fad.