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Entries from March 2008

Page One & The ‘Ville Voice on TeeVee

March 31st, 2008 · Comments Off

We’re so high-class that we’re on television. Check Rick out on a segment from this past Friday: Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page]

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Tags: CW · Hype · Media · TV · Video

Obama Camp Opening Louisville Office Saturday

March 27th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Barack Obama’s campaign is opening its Kentucky headquarters in Louisville this Saturday. According to a press release they’ll have Rep. John Yarmuth on-hand for the festivities. Obama, who has won more states than Hillary Clinton, earned more delegates than Hillary clinton and shown amazing strength among young voters, is trailing Clinton in Kentucky. So opening [...]

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Tags: Democrats · John Yarmuth · Presidential Race 08

Notice for Young(er?) Democrats in Louisville

March 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

This evening the University of Louisville College Democrats will host Rep. John Yarmuth as their guest speaker. 8:30 in Davidson Hall, room 103. If you’re under the age of 40, a Democrat and aren’t a member of Young Dems, here’s your chance. Tomorrow night from 6:00 – 9:00 Louisville Young Democrats invite you to join [...]

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Tags: Democrats

Reminder: UofL Student Walk Out Wednesday

March 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

From Page One: This is a reminder for the media executives who don’t want their reporters covering anything other than the weather, march madness or George Clooney coming to Maysville. As we reported weeks ago, students at the University of Louisville will protest Governor Steve Beshear’s lovely handling of higher education cost increases in Kentucky [...]

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

Chris Thieneman – Still Fired Up?

March 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

The Chris Thieneman fallout has been pretty lively. Take, for instance, this letter from Louisville Republican Larry West which raises questions about the authority of Republican leadership and their alleged efforts to oust Thieneman. SOooo. We had Chris on our show last Friday. Take a peek: Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · CW · Republican Party · Video

Bobby Knight Has a Message for Jerry Abramson

March 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

From the 1987 IU national title game. Hehehe. We love slow news days. Doesn’t Jerry look all dainty and young in the video?

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Tags: Jerry Abramson · Sports · Video

Great Flood Weather Exploitation on Steroids

March 21st, 2008 · 7 Comments

In the ongoing race to see who can most exploit the weather for dollars as often as possible, it looks like the Courier-Journal has gotten the one-up on WHAS11 news. How? Well, by exploiting the reporter being exploited by the television station that is exploiting the weather. The Great, Giant, Scary, Awful Flood of Late [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Journalism · Weather

New Layout Gets Official

March 18th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Rick wrote about it last week in LEO. Now the Courier-Journal’s new look is live and I think it sucks. Drab colors, doesn’t at all feel like a newspaper, difficult to find breaking news as it’s all subdued under a pastel “LATEST HEADLINES” section – and speaking of headlines, only the headlines of stories (the [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Gannett · Internet · Journalism · Media · Newspaper

WANTED: You, for Your Slave Labor (Repost)

March 18th, 2008 · Comments Off

Haha so, funny story, we still 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 [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Blogging

Bank Robber Shot to Death in Louisville

March 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment

A man who robbed the Beechmont location of Stock Yards Bank in Louisville was shot to death today just after 12:00 Noon. It’s 2008. Why do people even attempt to rob banks these days? This is what happens when you do crazy crap. You get shot – 14 or 15 times – until you’re dead [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · LMPD