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Sam Adams got too big

When I was in college, bad beer was the big thing because it was inexpensive and college kids didn’t drink beer for taste. My problem was that I didn’t like the taste of Budweiser, Coors, Miller, or any other regular domestic beer. I think even Heineken is...

hddvdbluray

What Were They Thinking #24 Sony gets even with a new format war

They often say that those who forget history are soon doomed to repeat it. Those in the electronics industry simply forgot the lessons from the videotape format war when they decided to split on the format for the next generation of standard DVD. Perhaps one c...

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Wonder Woman: DC get it right

I’m still a Marvel guy at heart, but I do like DC superheroes like Batman and Flash. Yet when it c...

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What Were They Thinking #23 Sony loses on Betamax in the videotape format war

The funny thing about technology is that even if you have the best technology out there, it doesn’...

mets

Just because I’m a rabid fan, doesn’t mean I have to hate other teams

I’m a big time Mets fan and I’m not ashamed to say it even though it’s been some few bright sp...

wwtt22

What Were They Thinking #22 Michael Cimino sinks a Studio

The 1970s in movies was celebrating the directors who came on the scene. It started with Peter Bogda...

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What Were They Thinking #21 Blockbuster doesn’t but Netflix

When I was in the first and second grade, my family carpooled with another family for our private da...

networktv

Network TV is devoid of new ideas

There are just so many great shows available on Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Showtime, AMC, and then there is...

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What Were They Thinking #20 Oldsmobile kills its brand with one ad campaign

General Motors (GM) had multiple car brands for the public. While Cadillac was the luxury line and C...

baseball

It’s a travesty that Marvin Miller is not in the Hall of Fame

The Baseball hall of Fame is always up for debate as to those who belong in there, but have been snu...