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Foreclosures are latest TV fodder

Jun 6, 2012
Spike TV is introducing a new show this summer, "World's Worst Tenants," which will act out crazy-but-true stories of foreclosures and evictions.
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Recession Rock

Mar 24, 2009
It's time to rock out, people. There's nothing like a good song to make the economic blues disappear, at least for a few minutes. And this...
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AIG -- The Movie

Mar 18, 2009
I can only stew about AIG so many hours of the day. At some point, I have to diffuse the frustration. Last night, I channeled it into my favorite...
Posted In: AIG, bonuses, recession art

The drinks are on me

Mar 13, 2009
Uh, drink recipes, I mean. Our NY reporter Jeremy Hobson forwarded a great little item in the New Yorker titled "Cocktail Recipes for the...
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Economic Poetry Slam!

Mar 6, 2009
Alright, it's time to channel your inner poet. I thought we'd try a little poetry slam about the economy. A couple things prompted this idea. ...
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Hey, I just made a movie

Mar 4, 2009
I did, just now, sitting at my desk. I wrote the script, cast it and directed it. And you can make one too at the site Their...
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A few minutes with George Wendt

Feb 24, 2009
There's a new musical here in LA that's set in the ummm... yeah... Great Depression. But it's fun. And a little naughty. "Minsky's" is about a...
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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...

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Real estate flippers are back!

I'm glad to see others have commented about the thoughtless reference to a pit bull. The Maryland legislature recently passed and Governor O...

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When the coal layoffs trickle down

My great grandfather started in the coal mines of Southwestern Virginia in 1936 during a time when logging companies such as W.M. Ritter were...