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Entries from July 2009

Winston-Salem Trade Street — All American Wi-Fi & More

July 29th, 2009 · Tags: Arts · Cities · Coffee Shops · Wi-Fi

Although my first taste of Winston-Salem was somewhat of a walk on the wild side, my second take was all apple pie. Leaving the Hells Angels back at the hotel to do what they do, I stumbled upon Trade Street in the downtown area of the twin cities. Very cool. There are several art galleries, […]

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PingWi-Fi Lights Up With Angels In Cig City

July 26th, 2009 · Tags: Cities · Satire · Wi-Fi

So, what does one say to a Hells Angel? Yes. No kidding. I got on the elevator after work today, in Winston-Salem, N.C., and there were two gentlemen sporting black leather vests with one of the most recognized icon’s in the world, the Hells Angels logo. (I believe these two were from Nebraska.) I am […]

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Guerilla Twitter Posts On The Sly

July 18th, 2009 · Tags: Cities · Gadgets · Satire

There was a lull in the action at PingWi-Fi, so I slipped over to Dallas (actually Richardson) for some networking and a presentation on social media. The speakers had HP and Dell Computers in their pedigrees, so I thought it was worth the petrol. Man … I had not attended a Metroplex Technology Business Council […]

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Before PingWi-Fi … Thought I Could ‘Sell Ice To Eskimos’

July 15th, 2009 · Tags: Politics · Satire · Sports

I guess there is just no way to put this delicately. I think everything potentially is fodder for humor. Period. Blame it on my upbringing, tainted from that very first season of SNL. Raise yo hand if you remember the operatically trained Garrett Morris singing “I gonna get me a gun and shoot all the […]

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‘This Is A Public Service Announcement’ … Clash Rehash

July 9th, 2009 · Tags: Arts · Cities

Sweet. Someone found The Clash interview on this site, and they also dug through the archive and found a group photo of the band on the tour bus. The links were then posted on a Clash forum called If Music Could Talk — www.clashcity.com. Very cool. Best of all, their readers hit PingWi-Fi.com. We crave […]

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PingWi-Fi Poses Question: What If King Of Pop Is Still Alive?

July 7th, 2009 · Tags: Arts · Satire

“This just in … Michael Jackson flung the casket open, hopped on top, did a backward flip to the floor and moonwalked across the stage to launch his new worldwide comeback tour … obviously the greatest publicity stunt in like forever, man.” That’s why he is called The King (of Pop) … Made ya look!

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