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Ecco Shoes Warning: Almost New Expensive Shoes Disintegrate

March 14, 2010
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Ecco Shoes Warning: Almost New Expensive Shoes Disintegrate

WITH UPDATE (below) There I was at a formal party, wearing a black suit and a beautiful pair of Ecco shoes (lace-up Oxfords  which list for $159-$187), when I felt like I had stepped in something. The soles of my shoes suddenly got sticky and when I looked down, big pieces were falling off....

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The Future Of Massage? Clothing On & $25 An Hour, Idea Borrowed From China

February 17, 2010
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The Future Of Massage? Clothing On & $25 An Hour, Idea Borrowed From China

There’s a new business spreading quickly around California, and I’d bet it will hit the rest of the country soon: the $25 hour-long massage. The sign on the local branch of Foot Massage in Santa Cruz offers a $25 foot massage, with head, back, neck, shoulders and legs thrown in for free. There are others...

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Media Fact Checking: Rachel Maddow Shows The Way

January 1, 2010
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So much journalism has become he said/she said, with no one bothering to check the facts, or even what he or she said before this. Thanks to digital records, shows such as Rachel Maddow’s are doing this. And it is a revelation. I’ve thought for a long time that all print and broadcast media...

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Grateful Dead Return As Furthur

December 30, 2009
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Our West Coast Music/Radio/Entertainment/Media blogger Brad Kava brings us this video of the new band Furthur – made up of Grateful Dead members – playing in the Bay area.

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