Date: Mon November 26, 2012
Show: KIRO Radio at Night
If you only watched the news and didn't experience shopping first hand you may have thought it was an extreme sport by the way people behaved and reacted over bargain shopping. The numbers reported by the National Retail Federation don't seem to add up, according to their report they claim that almost every American was shopping Black Friday, hmmm. Sweden is taking those gender stereotypes and throwing them on their head. They're now advertising toys with girls holding Nerf guns and boys playing with doll houses. A Mexican mayor is courageous beyond belief, her life was sacrificed in the face of greed. It may be easy to dismiss politicians and their motivations. This woman, Maria Santos was beautiful in many ways, but it was her courage that was the most remarkable. A comedian, Jose Barrientos decided to take a speech class at a community college with a fake Mexican accent. He finally revealed to his classmates that he was faking the accent the whole time. Jose Barrientos, an Iraq War veteran turned stand-up comedian.
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