Signs of the times, sprinkled with irony

We’re going to see a lot more of this sort of thing…
1. Tribune coverwrap on issue of AdAge that arrived the same day as their bankruptcy announcement:

An opportunity to dodge your bills, apparently.
"An opportunity" to dodge your bills, apparently.

Wordgame fun: The HEALTH of our company is in doubt, but selling our REAL ESTATE wasn’t enough to save us. Even though it seems to be the current economic FASHION, OBAMA wouldn’t give us a bailout like the AUTO guys. There will be much ENTERTAINMENT for the business press as we try to fix a long-broken business model during the crappiest ECONOMY in a generation or three.
2. Could we see a renaissance in small-time newspapering as commercial printing equipment becomes as cheap as newspaper shares? I got this in my email yesterday:
I've also got some lamb's blood and papyrus to sell you.

Mike Orren is the Chief Product Officer of The Dallas Morning News; President of Belo Business Intelligence; husband to Crystal Orren; and a Mungarian at Munger Place Church in Dallas, TX. All opinions herein are mine alone.

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