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I'm a Mid-South photojournalist, Kentucky writer and digital media consultant (or eNinja™). Circle me on Google Plus at Plus.BillySuratt.com, follow me on Twitter at @surattb and Instagram me at @BillySuratt. Got a news tip or suggestion about some journalism that needs committed? Email blog@billysuratt.com (discretion is always guaranteed).

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Does ‘People’ magazine or the New York Post have a time machine? Enquiring minds want to know

| November 30, 2014 | 2 Replies

Discrepancies between two Bill Cosby sexual allegation stories indicate something isn’t right—and for once, it’s not Cosby’s alleged conduct.

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Restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Kentucky & Tennessee

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Kentucky & Tennessee

| November 27, 2014 | 1 Reply

Looking for someplace to eat on Thanksgiving in Kentucky or Tennessee? Check out this list.

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I slept with Bill Cosby last night, but it was consensual

I slept with Bill Cosby last night, but it was consensual

| November 14, 2014 | Reply

More than a dozen women have come forward to levy decades-old rape and sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. What should we think?

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‘Memphis Rocks,’ but Mid-South publisher’s marketing stinks

‘Memphis Rocks,’ but Mid-South publisher’s marketing stinks

| November 11, 2014 | Reply

In online marketing, there can be a fine line between parody and deceptive advertising. The key is in the presentation.

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Bitcoin for beginners: How to get started with free bitcoins

Bitcoin for beginners: How to get started with free bitcoins

| August 5, 2014 | Reply

Curious about bitcoin? You can easily explore the new cryptocurrency ecosystem with free bitcoins and no financial risk whatsoever. Here’s how…

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Stupid spammer tricks: Do people actually fall for this stuff?

Stupid spammer tricks: Do people actually fall for this stuff?

| July 31, 2014 | Reply

The stupidity of some spammers never fails to amaze me. Of course neither does the stupidity of some people who buy into their scams.

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Storms batter Kentucky, Tennessee (raw weather video)

Storms batter Kentucky, Tennessee (raw weather video)

| July 28, 2014 | Reply

Summer storms battered the Mid-South yesterday, damaging and destroying homes in Kentucky and Tennessee.

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ICYMI: LinkedIn acquired Rapportive (and ruined it)

ICYMI: LinkedIn acquired Rapportive (and ruined it)

| July 27, 2014 | Reply

LinkedIn bought Gmail social CRM add-on Rapportive in 2012 and has been systematically destroying it ever since. On July 31, it gets worse.

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Wilford Brimley’s not dead (but you can buy his ranch, anyway)

Wilford Brimley’s not dead (but you can buy his ranch, anyway)

| July 25, 2014 | Reply

Actor, diabeetus spokesman and cockfighting enthusiast Wilford Brimley is selling his Wyoming Horse Ranch (despite the fact he’s very much still alive).

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‘Lou Grant’ plane crash episode: Life imitates art in ‘Obituary’

‘Lou Grant’ plane crash episode: Life imitates art in ‘Obituary’

| July 22, 2014 | Reply

Nine months after the “Lou Grant” fifth-season episode “Obituary” aired in 1982, an airplane used in the production crashed in an eerie case of life imitating art.

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