Monthly Archives: August 2014

THE $UMMER MOVIE$ (of 2014) GOT THEIR EAR$ “BOXED” OFF!!

Last year Hollywood celebrated its biggest SUMMER DOMESTIC BOX at $4.8 B+! 15 flicks made over $100 M as 6 receipted over $200 M & the GLOBAL BOX “rang up” $6.5B in sales! It was a great summer for Hollywood. … Continue reading

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1964: A YR OF SENSATIONALISM, INSANITY, SMOKING, “SMOKING GUNS” & “SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS”

THE YEAR RECAPPED IN WORDS WORLDWIDE: S Africa’s Nelson Mandela jailed for life. Congress passes the Tonkin Gulf Resolution (after N Vietnam torpedoed US destroyers). Khrushchev deposed Kosygin as Soviet premier. China blasts its 1st A-Bomb. DOMESTICALLY: 3 Civil Rts … Continue reading

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Mike will be on “Trending with Zahra” tonight!

Zahra Huber is a reporter, editor, and producer at WWJ. She has her own feature that runs Monday through Friday on WWJ titled “Trending With Zahra.” Catch it at 4:22 p.m. and 6:52 p.m. You can read more about the … Continue reading

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“WORK” & THE AMERICAN WORKER

This Scope focusses on 4 tables that relate TO the US being a nation of workaholics w/o proper “Time Off”; TO the Highest paying domestic occupations that have the MOST “Time Off” (in terms of hrs worked); TO the occupations … Continue reading

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Mike does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Will Cubs fans and UDM Students respond to the challenge?  

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THE EDUCATION ECONOMY by RACE & ETHINICITY

THE EDUCATION ECONOMY by RACE & ETHINICITY When it comes to income, no matter how you slice it, dice it, bake it or shake it, education makes a difference regardless of race or ethnicity. A better education means a better … Continue reading

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Mike will be appearing on The Warren Pierce Show!

Mike has the good fortune of being interviewed by The Warren Pierce Show on Saturday Aug 16th at 7:10 on  WJR 760am Detroit. His topics will be the Woodward Dream Cruise and Back to School Shopping. Listen Online at http://www.wjr.com/

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♪ ♫ IT’S GETTING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE … ♪ ♫

WILL CHRYSLER & THE AUTOS LEAD THE “L-O-N-G AD” BRIGADE, AGAIN? SB ads were transformed by the Chrysler’s 2011 “Imported from Detroit” ad. Eminem’s 2 min ad signaled the return the L-O-N-G ad (at least 1 min) to TV. Though … Continue reading

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THE GUV’$ GU$HING WDC XX GA$ FUND

Table 1 shows 40,000 cruisers burning 160,000 gals of gas yearly from 2009 to ’14 (See Table 1). Since Chevrolet is WDC XX’s “presenting sponsor”, we shall present a hypothetical that is based on GM’s “best in the city” mpg … Continue reading

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OCCUPATION & WAGE GAP by GENDER

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY There are 104.262 M workers in America of which 44.4% are WOMEN whose Median Earnings are 82.1% of their MEN counterparts given virtually the SAME Occupations(s). All tables based on Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, 2013. Of … Continue reading

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