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Fun with Removing Context

I feel compelled to write something about the BTN open house, but really nothing too much happened. Bill Martin wasn't there, but I don't think that is significant in any way. There were only 5 questions allowed and they were generally stupid or not pertinent.

The one question that really got a rise out the room was a little old lady who walked up to them microphone (which wasn't working, yet everyone adjusted it to their height) and asked "Do you have a number where I can call Comcast and talk to a real person?" She was immediately surrounded by reporters because she was little, old and full of spunk!

The most entertaining thing to me, mainly because I have a unique (read: bad) sense of humor was a statement Jim Delany made during his speech. He is obviously not a politician since he doesn't know how easily a quote can be taken out of context. The quote is:
We're very happy to listen, explain and advocate for an idea that we think is awful...
In real life, he finished it with "important," so he should have used the adverb instead the adjective .

Anyway, we'll try to get the media from the open house soon. Just out of curiosity, would you people out in the Internet prefer the full video or an mp3 file of the event? The whole thing is about 45 minutes. Let us know in the comments if you have a preference.

“Fun with Removing Context”

  1. Anonymous dave w Says:


    (But while I'm making demans, maybe edit it down a little?)

  2. Anonymous Anonymous Says:

    I too was at the event and I saw a lot of enthusiasim for the BTN.

    I was especially impressed with Silvermann's comments about the network, which looks to be a really great channel.