From Slate: more from my favorite lawyer!

Shannon Liss-Riordan: The lawyer representing Uber drivers has represented strippers and FedEx workers.

More my favorite lawyer news. The link above has Ms. Liss-Riordan talking to Slate. Here’s some more links I’ve harvested. She’s even asked about Deflategate.

Lawsuit says Uber, Lyft drivers are employees

Tom Brady will have tough time beating Roger Goodell in court

Paramount workers sue for nonpayment of overtime

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Tom Hanks surprises Girl Scouts (and Typewriter Shop Owner)

Screw the cookies! Stay for the typewriters!

From the story: “Hanks, accompanied by his college-age son, Truman, was in town to visit the typewriter shop, Los Altos Business Machines, at 100 State St. Truman is a freshman at Stanford University. It turns out that Hanks is a big typewriter collector. He initially went to the store to have his son’s typewriter repaired, but he ended up buying two vintage Smith-Coronas.

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Rob Ford returns to T.O. council – CBC News

I’m Quebecois – I was born to hate most things Toronto – especially the Leafs. Given all the heat the Montreal administration took last year as a result of the Charbonneau Commission, I don’t have any moral high ground against Toronto. Not only did the mayor of Montreal get indicted for corruption, but so did the interim mayor.

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My Favorite Lawyer makes the Washington Post!

Some Uber drivers say company’s promise of big pay day doesn’t match reality – The Washington Post.

Clearly, I know talent when I see it. Ms. Liss-Riordan continues to kick Uber ass, this time getting major quotage in the Washington Post. The Uber suit has legs as you can read in the article.

My feelings on Uber are mixed. I have only used UberX.

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Congressional Air – Part 2

This is a blog post I made a little over two years ago, when I sat next to Ron Kind, a Democratic Congressman on his way home to Wisconsin from Washington, DC. Read it and tell me if I saw it coming. This is the second of two parts. Continue reading

Hernani hits London West End

Extremely happy today to announce that Samuel French’s Theatre Bookshop in the West End of London has agreed to carry Hernani, by Victor Hugo, translated and adapted by Pierre Bedard. The play should hit the hopefully fly off the shelves next week, necessitating ceaseless reorders. Yeah. That’s what is going to happen.  Gwyneth will be browsing through one day and decide that she . . . Continue reading

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