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BoomTown Takes to the Slopes!

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BoomTown will not post today, as we are–probably at this very moment–hurtling down the slopes in Park City, Utah, trying desperately to avoid insane teenage boys on snowboards.

That will most certainly be our own offspring someday, who will be trying out ski school for the first time in preparation for doing just that in about 2016.

I will be back writing Monday, of course. Try not to sell Yahoo while I’m gone!

Until then, here are some lovely videos of me skiing. Really. I swear. I double-swear. OK, it’s some blond guy:


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus