By the way, the body shop that repaired my Toyota RAV4 after the goose strike incident is the Four Star Body Shop run by Loukas Pergantas. They've been repairing bits and pieces of my cars for about five years now, and they've always done a great job. And when it's something that I'm paying for out-of-pocket, they've been good about controlling the cost. Four Star Body Shop5424 … [Read more...] about Four Star Body Shop
One of the most productive posts on my blog has been this Sprint-bashing post from 2005. It's still the top Google result for "sprint fuckers" and the #2 result for "fucking sprint" and "fuck sprint". (I should probably be using this to establish my social media SEO cred.) Unfortunately, that wasn't the end of my association with Sprint. I also had Sprint long distance service … [Read more...] about Sprint. Still Fuckers After All Of These Years.
Google offers some fantastic services to users of the internet, but they're so big that we're all small potatos to them, which is probably why they seem to avoid giving one-on-one customer service whenever possible. So when Aaron Greenspan of Think Computer Corporation had trouble getting anyone at Google to explain why they cancelled his AdSense account, still owing him $721, … [Read more...] about “What if everyone whose account was canceled sued Google?”
Well, not quite, but this isn't good. After last year's problems with lead paint in children's toys, Congress passed new laws to regulate the industry. Without changes to strict new safety rules...mom-and-pop toy makers and retailers could be forced to conduct testing and labeling they can't afford, even if they use materials as benign as unfinished wood, organic cotton and … [Read more...] about The Congress That Stole Christmas
Woman of the Law has a really good rant about a customer service nightmare with Sallie Mae, her student load provider. I'm hoping the links in this post will improve her search engine score for the phrase "nightmare with Sallie Mae". Or maybe I should link to it with the more traditional "Sallie Mae sucks," or my personal favorite, "Fucking Sallie Mae!" In any case, I wish … [Read more...] about Sallie Mae is a Nightmare