A couple of years ago I noticed that Shell Oil merged (or bought out, I forget which) Texaco. Over time, all the Texaco gas stations in this area became Shell stations. The Texaco gas card I had was replaced by a Shell card I was sent. Then Mobil & Exxon merged, and became ExxonMobil Oil. […]
Something I’ve always wondered is why car companies feel compelled to use inflatable something or other to get attention. I mean, does anyone ever actually see one of these things and go “Oh. I wasn’t thinking about buying a car, but with this stupid inflatable here, I think I’ll pull in and take a look”. […]
Krispy Kreme introduces a frozen beverage drink, presumably to compete with Starbucks Frappucino drink. One of them is glazed flavored! http://money.cnn.com/2004/07/21/news/midcaps/krispy_kreme/index.htm.
Here’s another entry from the “Would you please just GO AWAY” department. A group in Minnesota is protesting the Minnesota Twins’ plan to give away GI Joe doll to kids. I’m so blind with irritation over this, I don’t even know where to begin my rant. People like this just need to GO AWAY. It’s […]
Six Apart issued v3.0 of their Movable Type blog software today. They’re charging now. Everyone freaks the hell out cuz they have to pay now. Oh Waaaah. A company releases software that got to be really REALLY popular. A community grows, and it becomes really popular. Then said company releases a new version and wants […]
Evertyhing nowadays is low carb this and low carb that. Hell, even at the Ballpark, they have a low carb “menu”. This country is nuts. It’s just the latest fad – it will go away in 6 months, no one will care anymore. We’ve had bread in our diet forever, and the last what 10 […]