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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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald