Groan. I’m missing one of my TSLA fobs. In case you’re unacquainted with what that is, it’s the electronic key that lets you operate the car. In an oh-so-cute fashion, it resembles the car, and it’s got a couple of places you can press to do things like open the trunk or “frunk” (front truck): (more…)
Every now and then, some company will produce a commercial that’s designed to stir up nostalgia and humor among the masses: typically, the commercial will be pushing cars, or soft drinks, or some other consumer item, and it will show cliched scenes from decades past. For each crowd shot of each decade, everyone – and I mean everyone – will confirm rigidly to whatever stereotype exists for that decade. So the 60s crowd will all be hippies and flower-power, the 70s will have everyone disco dancing, the 80s will have everyone playing Rubiks Cubes and Pac Man, the 90s will have everyone dressed for a grunge concert…….. (more…)
I’ve mentioned here and there what a nightmare – - I’m talking Kafka-esque, living hell, nightmare – - it has been to deal with the broken, malfunctioning, poorly-planned, and poorly-executed labyrinth known as Covered California and Healthnet. Insurance companies are good at TWO THINGS: (1) collecting premiums (2) saying no to making payments. It’s an amazing business, and it’s no surprise these stocks do nothing but go up. What a scam. (more…)
Just out of curiosity, I did a search in ProphetCharts; I confess I’m surprised…….
I’m camping at the Doubletree near the San Francisco International Airport, as I so often am on Wednesday nights (one of my kids attends a Model United Nations near here, so I drive him and his fellow delegates over from school and wait here for them). As I walked into the lobby, I was a bit puzzled and amused to see this greeting me, front and center: (more…)
OK, popular culture saturation has been reached! This is coming from HBO. Good God…..
Pretty much every minute I’m in front of these screens, this is the scene to my right………it’s not a panorama of skyscrapers and the Bay, but it’s not so bad: