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April 17, 2008

Re: Free makes everything better

Consider it Midnight Sun's official slogan.

I Googled "Free Makes Everything Better" and MS was the first site that popped up.

You know what that means?

It's mine.

The only downside: The acronym FMEB is hard to pronounce.

Still, I'd like to have T-Shirts made.

Or better yet -- business cards with the slogan on them, kinda like what Neal Shaffer is doing.

Instead of paying my bar tab, I could just leave one of the cards with the bill.

Free Makes Everything Better. 

Hey bartender: You've been FMEBed!


(Photo by Sacramento Bee) 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 10:38 AM | | Comments (5)
Categories: Random stuff


With some of the bartenders in Baltimore, I doubt think they would take to kindly to the card.

ha. while i agree with the theory, making it a tag line might be a bit of a reach.

but if you get a bar to have a "free friday" or something i will be forced to bow down to your greatness.

The best things in life are free
But you can keep 'em for the birds and bees;
Now give me money,
that's what I want,...Yeah!

Barrett Strong & Janie Bradford, Money

GDA! I was wondering where you've been ... I'm getting ready to name check you in a post later today.

Also, ryan, don't think I don't have the power to do that. I just choose not to use it in the name of ethics.

"I'm getting ready to name check you in a post later today."

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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