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Entries from February 2008

Wendell Ford Dinner Tonight

February 29th, 2008 · Comments Off

Every Democrat with a hundred bucks to throw away on bad food and expensive, watered-down alcohol will be on-hand for the annual Wendell Ford Dinner in Louisville this evening. We’ll be there. Will you? If so, introduce yourself to us during the reception or stop by our table to say hello. That’s the best way [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Blogging · Hype · Politics

John Yarmuth Gets His Post Office

February 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved John Yarmuth’s bill to rename a Post Office in Hikes Point the “Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Military Heroes of Louisville Memorial Post Office.” Here’s a video of the whole shebang:

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth

Louisvillians Everywhere Wrought w/Envy

February 22nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

Being a very powerful and important blogger has its perks. Yesterday we asked where our FIVE 0 TWO t-shirt was. Today we received one of our very own: But that’s not all we got… Since we’re way more cool than Rick, we also received an awesome Hunter S. Thompson poster by Bill Green. Buy one [...]

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Tags: Possibility City · Public Relations · Shopping

Two Things

February 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

While Rick is busy having fun in New Orleans showing off his fancy t-shirt (where’s ours?!) we (the royal kind) have some serious complaining to do. 1: If WHAS11 says “mobile webcam” one more time someone will need to be choked. Who feels like being choked today? We can’t take it. 2: The damn train [...]

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Tags: TV

KDP Files Ethics Complaint Against Doug Hawkins

February 21st, 2008 · 2 Comments

You read it right, kids. Kentucky Democratic Party Chair Jennifer Moore filed a complaint with the do-nothing Louisville Metro Ethics Commission against Doug Hawkins (R-Sombrero Lover). Hawkins, a current Metro Council member who is running for State Senate against Perry Clark, links to his senate campaign website on his metro council site, something the KDP [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Ethics · Metro Council

WANTED: You, for Your Slave Labor

February 21st, 2008 · Comments Off

Haha so, funny story, we need to hire a creative and capable advertising executive to grow our media sales team. Could that be you? Would you relish the opportunity to work with some very sexy and powerful bloggers and politico/media types? We’re obviously a flourishing media operation with trillions of dedicated readers per day so [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Blogging · Internet · Marketing · Media

On Mythical Ohio River Bridges and Such

February 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Steve Magruder of Louisville History & Issues sent a letter to the Courier-Journal today in response to the paper’s editorial “Deciding who decides” – where the editorial board gives the appearance of ruminating on how the Ohio River Bridges Project will be financed. Since the C-J is unlikely to publish anything critical of their stance, [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Ohio River Bridges

Yarmuth Announces $600K for Flood Prevention

February 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Louisvillians (and those from Lively Shively) rejoice! The great floods won’t swallow up your home thanks to Rep. John Yarmuth (KY-03). (Louisville, KY) Today at West County Wastewater Treatment Plant, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) announced that he had secured federal funding for three flood prevention projects in the Louisville area. “Each downpour should not bring [...]

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth

In Louisville? Would Like Your Help

February 15th, 2008 · Comments Off

I (Jake) just had a nice little accident (I’m 100% fine) and need your help if you live in the Louisville area. Anyone know who drives a cherry red Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet that would be parked directly in front of Porcini on Frankfort Avenue at roughly 2:00 P.M. on a Friday? The jackass recklessly [...]

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Tags: Uncategorized

January Was Record Month for Visitors

February 13th, 2008 · Comments Off

It’s not often that we gloat or pat ourselves on the back (okay, at least publicly… cause you know our egos are giant in private situations). So it’s only appropriate that we do so on a slow news day. Thanks to our advertisers who have included: Bluegrass Freedom Fund, Bryan S. Bush, Draft Horne, Cascade [...]

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Tags: Blogging