David Kronemyer

Entries from December 2006

The Bread Machine and the Lap-Top Computer

December 30th, 2006 · No Comments

DAVID KRONEMYER: Gather ‘round while I tell you the tale of the bread machine and the lap-top computer. A true story it is, and a woeful one, too! So pay heed, you may achieve some edification with regards to the proper role, nature and function of all of these here new-fangled computational devices. Once upon […]

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How I Made Another Million Dollars by Suing the San Diego Reader (with thanks to Carol Burnett)

December 9th, 2006 · No Comments

I was living in La Jolla and this publication called The Reader wrote an unflattering item about me alleging I was involved in some kind of a conspiracy to defraud. It simply wasn’t true. I demanded a retraction, which they dutifully published. Then I got an idea, which essentially was they weren’t entitled to the […]

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How I Made a Million Dollars

December 8th, 2006 · No Comments

DAVID KRONEMYER: In the late 1970s I was promoting concerts, managing bands and working with schizophrenic patients in San Diego. Somehow, for a reason I don’t know, I ended up being a beneficiary of an old gentleman’s will. The actual language of the bequest went something like this: “To A if he is alive at […]

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My Favorite Case

December 6th, 2006 · No Comments

DAVID KRONEMYER: This is a no-brainer, my hands-down favorite is Thomas Haslem v. William A. Lockwood, a case arising in the great State of Connecticut in the year 1871. It concerned who had the right to possess a large quantity of manure that apparently “lay scattered along the side of a public highway.” The manure […]

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