Tuesday, October 13, 2009

More Fun With Telemarketers

"Hi, this is Marcy from Comcast Cable. I'm calling with a great new offer. . ."
"Um, is Comcast still evil?"
"I'm sorry sir, I didn't catch that - is Comcast still . . ."
"Evil. Is Comcast still evil? Or did they give that up?"
"Um, I, um . . . I'm not sure what . . ."
"That doesn't sound like a no, Marcy. Sorry, unless they decide to be 'not evil' I won't subscribe. Goodbye, have a great night."

Saturday, October 10, 2009

How much does a conscience cost?

Sometimes I'm not too proud to be a Philadelphian.  CIGNA CEO Edward Hanway made $78,000,000 - yes, that's 78 million dollars - in salary and bonus over the last 5 years.  What did he do to earn all that dough?  Let people die.  Deny coverage to people like Nataline Sarkisyan, a 17 year old in need of a liver transplant.  To top it off, when the Sarkisyan's traveled from California to Philadelphia to confront Hanway, a CIGNA employee on a balcony of their posh offices flipped them the bird.


Thursday, October 08, 2009

Google Fail or Win?

I'm not sure if this is a Google Fail or Win? But it's really pretty funny.

Boomtown Rats

The lead in this story is my daughter's school. She doesn't attend the high school in the former GlaxoSmithKline building, though. ...