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« on: August 08, 2009, 04:11:37 PM »

Ben Stein loses NY Times column over endorsement    
NEW YORK – Monotone TV personality Ben Stein has been stripped of his Sunday New York Times business column because of his work as a pitchman for a credit monitoring company.

New York Times spokeswoman Catherine Mathis released a statement Friday that said the newspaper decided it would not be appropriate for Stein to pitch for FreeScore.com while writing his column.

An e-mail requesting comment from the former host of Comedy Central's "Win Ben Stein's Money" quiz show was not immediately returned... 

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090808/ap_en_ot/us_people_ben_stein
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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2009, 02:24:15 PM »

So....does this mean that the dork who sings those funny songs for FreeCreditReport.com ain't gonna get no recording offer?

Man, life sucks......

Seriously, the guy is just trying to make money. If he slips a reference into his columns, then fire his butt. Until then, wtf?
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