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Dec 9, 2009, 3:14 PM EDT

Announcement in the media room:

“Folks, we’re aware of the Internet problems here in the room.  We’re working on it. But if you could, please try to refrain from streaming any audio or video for the time being.  Thanks.”

I’ve got a Verizon card that’s going at about a million miles an hour, so it doesn’t affect me.  In light of that announcement, though, I’m giving some thought to logging onto the WiFi network and trying to download the original cut of “Renaldo and Clara” or something.  You know, just to mess with people.

  1. Old Gator - Dec 9, 2009 at 3:21 PM

    Better yet – why not go over to the Cowboy Junkies web site and stream some free concert recordings? If you’d rather listen to Manny Acta, that’s your choice, but frankly….
    Incidentally, Craig, are you being paid to plug Verizon, or are you just dating the chairman’s daughter? Your focus on that air card kinda recalls the vividly framed post-apocalyptic bottle of Vitamin Water the kid drinks down in the bunker during The Road.

  2. Verizon Rep - Dec 9, 2009 at 3:22 PM

    Well done on the product placement.

  3. Connecticut Mike - Dec 9, 2009 at 4:56 PM

    I’m a huge Bob Dylan fan and got a copy of Renaldo and Clara through the mail about 8-9 years ago before file sharing became really prominent. Boy did it suck.

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  5. Abraham Mccourtney - Feb 1, 2010 at 12:26 PM

    If you really want to succeed, you’ll have to go for it every day like I do. The big time isn’t for slackers. Keep up your mental stamina and remain curious. I think that bored people are unintelligent people.

  6. Acai Berry Diet - May 31, 2010 at 12:21 AM

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