Daily Archives: November 25, 2011

R.I.P. Entrepreneur Jeno Paulucci

Jeno Paulucci, a Pioneer of Ready-Made Ethnic Foods, Dies at 93

First it was Chun King, the canned Chinese food that became a mainstay in American cupboards in the postwar decades. Then it was the pizza roll, a hybrid of Italian and Chinese fast food that acquired similar status in the kitchen freezer. Jeno Paulucci, a food magnate, had a hand in both of those contributions to the American diet, founding the companies that produced them. He died at 93 on Thursday at his home in Duluth, Minn.

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Phyllis Diller

But most people just read the book and put it aside.

I read it for two years. I underlined it. And then I leafed through it every day for two years.

And:

Liberace will tell you the same things that I do. That it was the turning point in his life.

And:

You know, there always was electricity. But it wasn’t plugged in.

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Nook Touch Limited Edition Unboxing Video

Ultimately, it doesn’t look very special at all.

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KYOBO eReader: So. Damn. Slow.

Two more YouTube videos have appeared and it’s clear that when it comes to handling eBooks — the very reason for its existence! — the KYOBO eReader is not fast at all.

Just look at how many eBooks are tried and how very, very, verrrrrry long they take to load and open:

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