Archive for September, 2010

Sep 09 2010

Stop Talking Us Into a Double Dip Recession

D o you ever get the feeling that certain elements are literally trying to talk our economy into a Double Dip recession? It has crossed my mind lately. If there ever was an example of self-fulfilling prophecy, all the media doom and gloom about the US economy of late certainly fits that description. The reality [...]

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Sep 03 2010

Only in Japan!! Dude's Take "Virtual Girls" on Romantic Trips

If you thought America’s young people these days were wasting too much time on the web (especially spending endless hours playing video games), then you ain’t seen nothing! In a truly bizarre example of  “only in Japan,” the Wall Street Journal published a story this week on a new trend in that Asian powerhouse country: [...]

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Sep 02 2010

Not Having it Your Way

Poor Burger King. Talk about a snake-bit brand. The news this week is that the “King” is up for sale again. Private equity firms from NYC to Brazil are circling around Burger King, looking to make another killing by taking the troubled fast food brand private and then reaping the profits when they sell it [...]

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