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What Were They Thinking #25 E.J. Korvette’s goes beyond what they knew

70 years ago, the retail business was quite different. There was no Wal-Mart and Target and there we...

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What Were They Thinking #26 Schlitz cuts corners, commits corporate suicide

While Budweiser is called the King of Beers, it wasn’t always the case. By the way, Bud Light outs...

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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...

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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 ...

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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’...

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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...

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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...

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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...