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Fast Food

I was reading Adam Chandler and, in his book, he points out that on a monthly basis that 80 percent of Americans eat fast food at least once a month. He goes so far as to claim that fast food attracts more interest consistently than libraries, gyms or house of...

Leveraging college majors into real job

A hundred years ago when I went to college, I told my father I was majoring in accounting.  He told me that he hoped I liked “shoe stores”.  The only other person whom he knew that ever majored in accounting worked as a manager of a shoe store. Apparently, he knew no...

Biden’s scary tax proposal

While at this writing the Biden tax proposal hasn’t been voted on but has been described to include very scary items. First off this is supposed to only “tax” the uber wealthy.  But the tax code itself was to do the same thing in the beginning. Tax a very small...

Who are the world’s movie theater giant today?

I was surprised when I investigated who were the movie monster screen chain in the world.  I expected most to be in China owned and operated, based purely on population. But number one is AMC with 11,041 screens, started in Kansas City Number two is Cineworld, based...

Moviegoers

In a recent Gallup poll, they tracked U.S. adults’ movie attendance using this question periodically between 1988 and 1995 and then more regularly from 2001 through 2007. The latest reading is from a Dec. 1-16 Gallup poll, the first since 2007, and it shows a...

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