Archive for February, 2008

An old story on Gomez

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Continuing the theme of digging up old work, this story was from October 2004, but I don’t remember which paper ran it. I think maybe it was the Omaha City Weekly. They were a band without a country. And now they’re a band without a label. After winning the prestigious Mercury Prize for the best […]

An old story on Lincoln’s comic book stores

Monday, February 4th, 2008

This was a story I did for an April 2006 issue of the short-lived Lincoln weekly, ‘Switch.’ Fifteen years ago, the first issue of the new X-Men series sold over six million copies. The Comics Journal estimated that more than 9000 comic book stores were in business across the United States.Now, in spite of the […]

More on Wells Fargo!

Friday, February 1st, 2008

I wrote a while back about the problems we were having with how Wells Fargo chose to use our money. Well today, we got a $10 “excess activity fee,” which meant quite simply that we were using our savings account too much. Apparently when the lady at Wells Fargo – who helped us set up […]