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July 8, 2009

United Breaks Guitars (and Telescopes)

Apparently United Airlines was responsible for recklessly destroying a very expensive guitar belonging to a band called Sons of Maxwell. After determining that it was not possible to reason with United's bureaucracy, the band decided to retaliate by producing a series of music videos about their experience. The first video is here. Lauren and I had a very similar experience with a telescope on our honeymoon. As it turns out, in order for United to investigate whether they might possibly be responsible for damage to a piece of luggage (a process which, we were told, takes about a year) you...
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November 19, 2006

NBC Censoring Veggie Tales?

I'm an online survey respondent for Zogby. The latest poll contains this question:
NBC recently cut references to God and the Bible from the popular children's television show, Veggie Tales, which encourages moral behavior based on Christian and biblical principles. NBC claimed the goal was to reach as broad an audience as possible with these positive messages while being careful not to advocate any one religious point of view. Do you agree or disagree with NBC's decision?
A later question reads...
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February 23, 2005

This Just In:

From, via Wesley Blog: "KORN has parted ways with guitarist Brian 'Head' Welch, who has chosen the Lord Jesus Christ as his savior, and will be dedicating his musical pursuits to that end. Korn respects Brian's wishes and hopes he finds the happiness he is searching for."
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