Month: February 2006

  • The Cottars

    Wow, what an impressive sounding album from a pair of sisters and brothers from Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia. I got their new album, Forerunner, a few days ago and it’s really nice. And it’s the band’s third. The first came out in 2002 and they seem to have been together since 2000. Forerunner…

  • Getting the story

    Two good tales of “getting the story” from over the weekend. Terry Morrow tells in his blog how he got to talk to local-boy-turned-superstar-country-singer Kenny Chesney — and no other media did — during his low-profile show show at a local nightclub on “the Strip” on Sunday night. After 20 years as a reporter, my…

  • The end of email?

    Hardly! There is a lot of concern — read opposition in many corners — to a plan by AOL and Yahoo to charge marketers who send bulk emails, be it special offers from L.L. Bean, Target or that you might have asked for … or all those you didn’t want to get.