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Public Address 08/05/06 - "Not Being Straight-Up"

PUBLIC ADDRESS 08/05/06 - "They know that we're not being straight-up"

"They know that we're not being straight-up" | May 08, 2006 10:54
Russell Brown's Hard News

Another journalist provided me with a copy of this short, startling clip of Theresa Gattung explaining the incumbent telco business model: using "confusion" as a "marketing tool" to maintain prices and margins...,


Travelling with an under 2 | May 08, 2006 10:52
GUEST James Littlewood in the culture

As the sun went down over Tokyo we looked out form the high coach window over a towering mass of factories and I realised what it meant to be in a seriously industrial nation: it's awsome...,


Alt.Nation: Dancing, with the Star | May 08, 2006 10:17
Graham Reid's many things

While some television critics and media commentators have been indifferent to the dance floor manoeuvres on last night's Dancing With the Stars, others have been commenting on the singing and dancing of Jason Gunn who ended the show with a belting version of Save The Last Dance For Me...,


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