Dick’s Sporting Goods – Bait & Switch

Dick's Sporting Goods - Bait & Switch
Today we received this offer in email from Dick’s Sporting Goods.  The offer was for $20 off of a $100 purchase.  All good, we have a couple of items to buy, it is a nice offer, let’s shop.                 Well, after going to the website, and seemingly not ...

Lance Armstrong’s Cheating Continues to Screw People

Nike has dropped sponsorship of Livestrong, the charity inspired by LA’s faux comeback from Cancer. I know Lance always seems to think that his cheating had no impact on others, but we continue to see that’s not the case.  I am still bitter about actually cheering for this guy.  I’ve also seen people inspired by ...

Paid YouTube Seems Hypocritical

The news came out this week that YouTube would begin charging for certain channels.  I understand the move from a business perspective, even though I think it will fail.  The thing that bothered me about this announcement, is this is a business based on stealing others intellectual property.  There’s not much on YouTube that isn’t ...

Not a Walk to Remember – Vultures Eat Dead Woman

More evidence that people are not meant to climb mountains.  Hiking is not smart.  Plus, there is word that the vultures are so agressive because farmers have to burn corpses right away.  There’s nothing left to eat.  Can you hold it against the vultures for chowing down when a snack came their way? The body ...

Headline Writing is Out of Control

I am just about to stop reading news on the Internet.  Here is my issue.  Just about every news article you see these days has a headline that is misleading at best, probably an exaggeration, but even more likely just a flat-out lie.  It seems like every single story that you see teased somewhere has ...

Craig Sager is Passed Out in a (Shocking) Ugly Sweater

Some college kids found the worst dressed old guy in America passed out in a hotel in Milwaukee a couple of days ago.  Of course what would you do besides a photobomb frenzy?  After reading through this girl’s Twitter account, something tells me this isn’t her first rodeo. Anyway, bask in the greatness of passed ...