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Mike Maddock, General Manager

November 4, 2011 RSS feed / Commentary

Lazy is as lazy does

40–Something

The world is getting lazier by the minute. From the invention of the remote control to the motorized ice cream cone, we just keep looking for ways to do less. More...

Last minute gifts???

I’m just saying...

It’s happening again. Just like every year, the Christmas commercials begin earlier and earlier. This year I think they started after the Fourth of July, and now that Halloween has come and gone, they are out in force. More...

Looking for real men

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

AMC recently aired The Shining. I chose to pass on it; I’ve seen the original and didn’t want to sit through a mangled version. More...