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Entries from July 2008

The Starbucks List Of Really Bad Neighborhoods

July 21st, 2008 · No Comments

On July 1, 2008 Starbucks announced that it would be cutting back on its retail expansion and closing 600 stores across the United States. The Huffington Post recently posted the entire list. While looking over the list of closures (and knowing quite of few of the locations personally) I realized what this list actually is: […]

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Tags: Business

Apple Q3 Numbers Rock, Stock Drops

July 21st, 2008 · 3 Comments

On the conference call this afternoon (which ended at 3:05 PM PST) Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer broke down outrageously solid numbers for Apple. Revenue was up 38% vs. 07. In the first six months of 08 total revenue are up $4.3 billion compared to the first six months of 07. Normally, a company reporting these […]

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Tags: Business · Technology

All-Weather Writing Gear

July 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Sometimes you find to coolest stuff by taking a wrong turn. I haven’t been checking out the Snowboard-mag.com site at all lately, because, well, I guess because I don’t care. If I had, I would have learned about these cool little snowboarding journals two months ago. But I didn’t. Instead, while cruising the web late […]

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Tags: Snowboarding

And Now The Truth Can Be Told. . . Again

July 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Music

I Think It’s Funny. . .

July 14th, 2008 · No Comments

[Link: AFP]

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Tags: Media · Politics

Is Having A New iPhone That Important?

July 13th, 2008 · No Comments

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Tags: Life · Technology

Nope Don’t Have One Yet

July 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Went down to the local AT&T store today to see how things were going on Apple iPhone 3G day. The line was short so I got in and waited for about an hour. When I was one position away from being welcomed into the store: sold out. Maybe I try back in a few days.

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Tags: Life · Technology

Grease Is The Word

July 7th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve known the words to all the songs since 7th grade, but never saw the movie Grease until yesterday. It was worth the wait.

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Tags: Life · Media