Monthly Archives: February 2018

How would a combined SiriusXM / Clear Channel work?

And add in Pandora… First, it helps to know who John Malone is, since he would be making the decisions. (The Wikipedia article is very incomplete) John Malone’s education was in industrial and electrical engineering, and he got a … Continue reading

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My pal Alexa

The Countess and I are sorting out our technology choices, and experiencing the crossfire among Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Roku, among others. Countess has been getting comfortable with the Amazon Fire 8 HD tablet I bought last year. It is … Continue reading

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Billy Graham dead at 99

Just last week, on our way to the Carolinas Aviation Museum, we made a brief detour to visit the Billy Graham library, on the Billy Graham Parkway, about half way between Uptown and the airport, in a largely undeveloped area. … Continue reading

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Visiting CLT

This got busy enough that I’m going to drag the comments here, I hope

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The Clear Channel bankruptcy plan

As pointed to be Tom Taylor’s news letter: SEC Filing This is proposed pre-packaged bankruptcy. In a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, normally there is an entity called the “Debtor in possession”. The DIP agrees to put up the money to keep … Continue reading

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Website Status

Most blog readers (all ~6 of you) know that about six months ago, I turned off the streaming radio guide that is the progeny of The amount of work was excessive and incompatible with the obligations of being a … Continue reading

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February Thread

The days get longer as the month gets shorter

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Over the weekend, we visited our niece in Dunn North Carolina. She is working there temporarily at a facility that desperately needs her skills. While Countess and my niece were engrossed with the Eva Gardner museum in Smithfield NC, I … Continue reading

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IHeart (Clear Channel) skips $106 million interest payment The management of Clear Channel / iHeart has made a choice to not pay the $106 million due on February 1st. There is a 30 day grace period during which iHeart can try to strike a deal. So far, … Continue reading

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