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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times (6/15)

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It’s not the St. Petersburg Times that is drawing my attention today, but it’s sister publication, the TBT, which ran this cover for today’s edition: Unless my eyes are mistaking me, that ain’t Carole Crist in the picture.  Actually, Carole Crist’s ass looks better than this woman’s, so Charlie put your eyes back in your sockets. Howard Troxler addresses just this kind of posturing by politicians.  Not the kind of posturing that has a pol staring at some chick’s t-back,…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times (6/15)

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

It’s not the St. Petersburg Times that is drawing my attention today, but its sister publication, the TBT, which ran this cover for today’s edition: Unless my eyes are mistaking me, that ain’t Carole Crist in the picture.  Actually, Carole Crist’s ass looks better than this woman’s, so Charlie put your eyes back in your sockets. Howard Troxler addresses just this kind of posturing by politicians.  Not the kind of posturing that has a pol staring at some chick’s t-back,…

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Kendrick Meek campaign releases best ad (so far) of the campaign season

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The good Lord  knows I have been one of the most vocal Democratic critics of Kendrick Meek’s campaign for the U.S. Senate (it’s tough love, Kendrick, just tough love). But even I got a goosebump or two watchking Meek’s first campaign video, which I believe, as a multiple Pollie, Addy and Charlie award winner, is the best advertising work (so far) of the campaign.  The production values are  just spot-on: crisp, smart editing, pitch perfect music, sharp, vivid graphics.  Just check out the short-form of…

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Hoop dreams laid to rest

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I am often asked why I have the Nike Swoosh tattooed on my right leg. The entire story is published on the eighth anniversary of the event: With a lawyer, a contractor and a real estate developer among the dozen or so members of my church’s informal basketball league, the fiercest competition often took place before the first basket was shot. These well-to-do pillars of the parish picked teams with the same acumen that had made each of them successful…

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