My Black Friday odyssey

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

I awoke with a start at 2:50 a.m. I lay awake in the darkness of my quiet home acutely aware of a vow I'd made yesterday over Thanksgiving dinner to experience Black Friday first-hand -- not just vicariously through breathless media reporting, but in person with the shoppers and retailers in ...

Now that's what I call superhype, part 1

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

Let's hear it for JCPenney and Kohl's -- open at 4:00 a.m. on Black Friday 2007, selling the same old stuff . . . . oops, I mean SALE! SALE! SALE-ing some incredible values. I see that Burlington Coat Factory opens at 7:00 a.m. What whimps.