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Nick Russell on September 19th, 2011

We’ve all seen that television commercial where somebody calls customer support and gets “Peggy,” a hairy foreigner in some Third World call center, who always answers by saying “This is Peggy.”  But trust me, there are worse things than getting connected with Peggy! My wife and I were watching television last night, when I switched […]

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Nick Russell on October 3rd, 2010

Here I go again, whacking the hornets nest, as my friend Greg says. But sometimes I just can’t resist. The other day, I mentioned in my RV blog that Dish Network and the Fox Network dweebs have gotten into a pissing match over rates, the result being that we have lost the FX channel, which […]

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Nick Russell on December 22nd, 2009

I have a buddy who always jokes that he’d divorce his wife, but between the attorney fees, alimony, and the cost of finding a new wife and training her, it’s just cheaper to keep the one he has. (Hey, don’t yell at me, he’s the male chauvinist pig!) I was reminded of that when dealing […]

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