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100,000 Hits on RickLax.com!

We're rich! 100,000 hits! Thanks to all who have visited. According to Web-Stat.com, most people end up on RickLax.com because they want to learn "how to tie a tie." But that's cool. Happy to have 'em here. But to those of you regular readers: thanks for sticking around, and I'll seeya at 200,000.

-Ricky




Cable TV...Finally

 

I've been in Vegas 8 months and just got Cable TV yesterday. This is by far the longest I've ever gone without cable, and I only mention that because I expect some sort of medal.

I watched about 2 hours of TV yesterday, and learned some pretty incredible stuff...

1) Brooke Hogan is still on TV.
2) Something's going down in Iran.
3) Carlos Mencia is still not funny.




MJ Death: The Clubs React

 

I
was at Stoney's Country Bar/Club last night, and every time the DJ played an MJ song EVERYBODY moved onto the dance floor. Joyous, joyous dancing. No solemn faces. Last night was a tribute to the man's art, not a preoccupation with his personal life or mourning of his untimely passing. I suspect it was the same at clubs across the country. Oh man, you should have seen all the cowboys trying to do the Thriller dance...




A Very Special Haircut Special

 

Saw this one on the way home from the bookstore. Having trouble figuring it out... Does it mean that haircuts are $9.95 for first-time customers, or that haircuts are generally $9.95, but that first-time customers will save "$$" on top of that. And if so, is "$$" code for two dollars?




Dean Glen Weissenberger

 

DePaul University’s Provost just fired the Dean of my law school, Glen Weissenberger, for blowing the whistle on a university accounting scheme. I feel bad for Dean G, but even worse for the current and future DePaul law students who won’t get to benefit from his leadership.




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