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Earl Pitts 10/22/13: Dishonoring The Dead
Someone you know has passed away. Not necessarily someone you liked, just someone you knew. So, how do you pay your respects to someone for whom you had NO respect? That's the question on the mind of Earl Pitts today. If you missed him this morning--or just want to make sure you heard what you …
Earl Pitts 10/21/13: Redskins Name Crisis?
Well, with all of the controversy surrounding the perceived offense caused by the name of the Washington, DC professional football team. our own Redneck philosopher, Earl Pitts--Umerikan, has a few bones to pick with NBC Sports commentator Bob Costas over his recent remarks on the subject. In case y…
Earl Pitts 10/18/13: Smart Cars, Dumb People
Earl closes out the week with a rant about how our cars are getting smarter, but drivers seem to be getting dumb and dumber! With some low-brow commentary on our high-tech transportation, we present--in case you missed him today--Earl Pitts, Umerikan!
Earl Pitts 10/17/13: The Founding Fathers Disagreed, Too!
A new poll has Earl a little troubled. Apparently, a segment of the U.S. population feels that the Founding Fathers of this country would be extremely disappointed with the political bickering and infighting that goes on in Washington, DC. Mr. Pitts asks, "Is it maybe time to bring back the day…
Earl Pitts 10/16/13: No Real Shutdown
Earl thinks all of the hype surrounding the threatened government shutdown is, well, hype! To help put things into perspective, Mr. Pitts has a long list of government entities that continued to be a part of our daily lives while a selected few departments were "shut down." If you …
Earl Pitts 10/15/13: Earl’s New Website
Earl has a new website...hence, the title of this post. Yes, almost everything you've ever wanted to know about Mr. Pitts, and his family and friends, is online. Of course, the launch of PittsOff.com was not without a few Obamacare-like glitches!
Shopping Cart Common Courtesy
Okay, pet peeve time. If there's one thing that drives me up a wall, it's pulling up to a parking space at Walmart (or, any other large retail establishment for that matter), only to find a shopping cart right in the middle of the space! This requires me to have to park, get out, move the …
Time Flies…
One year ago, on Monday, October 1, 2012, I stepped into the KIXS 108 studio to become the new morning personality. I knew this wasn't "just another radio gig;" KIXS 108 has been the #1 station with listeners in the Crossroads region for years and years. Before coming to South Texas, I was…
Buh-Bye, Windows XP
Do you still have or use a computer that uses the venerable Microsoft Windows XP operating system? If so, get ready to watch it fade into the sunset! According to a report by USA Today, Windows XP will reach "end of life" on April 8, 2014. What does "end of life" …
Siri-ous Mistake
I need to make a public correction and an apology.
Earlier this week, I posted a blog titled, "Meet The 'Real' Siri." In it, I referenced a video originally posted on the tech blog theverge.com. The title of the video is, "How Siri Found Its Voice." The video shows the progression…
Hidden Features in iOS 7
I blogged yesterday about Apple releasing their updated iOS 7 operating system for iDevices. Well, I not only updated my iPhone 5, but later Wednesday evening I was able to update my iPad as well. That one went very smoothly. Of course, with the release of the first major overhaul of the iOS in a lo…

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