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Farhad and Sciacca...once more into the breach!

Posted on April 2, 2011 at 4:13 PM Comments comments (4)

It has been practically two months since I launched into my little Farhad Manjoo remote control rant. At the time, I felt that I had said everything that needed to be said on the topic. To recap, Farhad went and wrote an article for The New York Times saying that all universal remote controls were lame and sucky and no-good-doody-heads. (I’m s...

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Before you call: A checklist!

Posted on April 1, 2011 at 12:10 PM Comments comments (2)

I can appreciate that the phone is a potential revenue stream for us here at Custom Theater and Audio. And, lord knows that we have gotten more than our fair share of business from people calling us to find out if we do something or to schedule a job. So, while I often want to smash you into little plastic bits against my desk while screaming, “I hate you! I hate you! I HATE YOU!!!” to punish you for your incessant ringing, I DO appreciate you, phone. For the most p...

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