Posts Tagged: DANG
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The Train and the Watermelon Truck

Wow, that. Somebody's about to get hit by a train.

Mm. Train—[@&%$]

Are you videoing this? Are you videoing this.

Oh god. There goes the train.

Oh, damn. Oh god.

That was not…

Good.

Hopefully nobody was in the semi.

Yeah he got stuck.

Ho, damn.

I'm going to go see if everybody's ok.

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Amazon Holds Polite and Productive Meetings With Publishers

"The Internet retailer, which controls more than a third of the book trade in the United States, is marking many books published by Hachette Book Group as not available for at least two or three weeks. A Hachette spokeswoman said on Thursday that the publisher was striving to keep Amazon supplied but that the Internet giant was delaying shipments 'for reasons of their own.'"

Ah, god, Amazon's seasonal publisher demoralization came early this year! The story is a little crazy in just how transparent it is: Neither Hachette nor Amazon wants to say exactly what's going on but what is probably happening is a routine, broad negotiation of [...]

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"Until We See People Prosecuted And Thrown Behind Bars I Don't Think We're Going To See Changes"

Today, one Countrywide exec was named as actively perpetrating fraud, and current owner Bank of America was mildly fined. It begins! Or… maybe it ends.

In case you missed this last night on "All In With Chris Hayes," and you possibly did… Alexis Goldstein totally WENT OFF on JP Morgan and Wall Street and it was delightful. (Also it was set up with the best Alex Pareene clip, which is wonderful.) The poor banker dude tried to get in that like "Oh if we prosecute bankers then the banks won't loan!" Which is hilarious, since… the banks really did give up on a lot of loaning—not just in [...]