Archive for January, 2005

Chinatown!

Ben ended up driving in to work today, and so we hopped into his car and made our way to Chinatown for a quick lunch. We ended up going over to New Chinatown, and specifically to Joy Yee’s, where we had been to before. Last time we were here, Matt came along with us and Jill was still around. Every…

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The Jacket Arrives

You thought I was joking about having this guy Fed-Exed, right? Well, the jacket arrived this morning, in all its musty, faded glory. Sadly, I didn’t do the artwork on the back. There was this guy who did a lot of airbrush work, and I paid him to recreate the album cover. And while I may lose points for not…

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Resources

This doesn’t feel right, as it’s the company I work for. But I’m providing this information anyway. If you would like to voice a complaint, you can contact the following people with your thoughts and opinions: Jeff Smulyan – President and CEORick Cummings – President, Radio DivisionKate Healey – Director, Media & Investor RelationsHot97.com

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I learned today that one

I learned today that one of the stations that my company owns, HOT97 – WQHT, has been airing this tasteless, racist song for the past week. They’ve since pulled the song off the airways, but a quick Google search will turn up a number of websites/blogs that have posted responses. Here’s a sample of some of the lyrics: All at…

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Happy Birthday Michael!

En route to Ukranian village, I spotted this note on the bottom of a pizza box that had been shoved intoa trashcan. This set me smiling right away, and put me in a great mood. Be happy. Be kind. Smile. This was also fantastic to come across. Corner of Thomas and Damen. Thinking about this made me a bit sad….

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Well, I ran out of

Well, I ran out of bandwidth again this morning. I had tried to upgrade my account with my host yesterday afternoon (the cost of upgrading was comparable to buying yet another hunk of bandwidth, and made more sense). But apparently… they dropped the ball. The guy I spoke with said he would up my bandwidth while my upgrade request went…

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Poker, Anyone?

After dinner, there’s talk of some poker over at Chris and Eric’s place. On going back outside, we notice that the snow has been falling steadily, all throughout our meal. We meander up to the trisection and then decide to split up. Matt, Mel and Chris hob into a cab, heading back to Mel’s car (which she wanted to move…

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Pizza at Piece

When we arrive, the place is pretty packed. We get on the list for a table, and see that Will (aka Rogue Designer) has already arrived. We join him at the bar and mill around a bit, waiting for a booth to open up. Eric and Will. It’s good to finally meet up with Will in person, to finally put…

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Penelope’s

Tonight, there’s a get-together with Matt (Tha.Riddla) and Will (Rogue Designer. The interesting thing is that the three of us first met one another from various online forums like Twelvestone and WOT. I met Matt a long while back, when I played host for a big Chicago get-together (where several forum folks descended into the city for a weekend of…

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