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Maher, Coulter & Cooper, Huffington: 4 Free Tickets – Great Green Giveaway


UPDATE:  1.16.09Winners Notification – It’s Official, we have two lucky, happy winners:  Layne and Laureen!  Congratulations, and thanks to everyone for participating. This giveaway is closed, kaput, over and out.  Our next giveaway begins this afternoon, so be sure to check it out.

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This is a very special Great Green Giveaway sponsored by Madison Square Garden Entertainment’s Speaker Series 2009: the minds that move the world.  This is a pre-sale Special Event!

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Here’s the deal.  We’re giving away a pair of tickets to 2 different Live & Uncensored events taking place at NYC’s Radio City Music Hall. Tickets officially go on sale January 11. Each pair of tix valued at $129. There will be 2 winners, each to receive one pair of tickets. Giveaway does NOT include transportation.

  • 8pm, Monday, March 9, 2009 Bill Maher and Ann Coulter Humorous Perspectives, Serious Issues
  • 8pm, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Anderson Cooper interviews Arianna Huffington, D.L. Hughley and Mike Huckabee Free Speech and the Power of the Press

to enter:  simply enter a comment on this post telling us which show you’d like to see, and why you’d like to go.

add the following address to your email address book:
m at alternativeConsumer dot com.

2 Winners names will be selected at random on Thursday, January 15. Winners will be notified by email at approximately 6pm.  Winners need to reply to “You Are a Winner Announcement” within 24 hours, or offer is null and void.  Winners names will be updated on this post.

*Also, you may buy your tickets ahead of the general public TODAY thru 1/10/09 before they go on sale to the general public Sunday, January 11, 2009 10am. Blog readers use code GREEN to Buy tickets ahead @ speakerseries2009.com Check out the full schedule, with events featuring V.P. Al Gore in Boston and Chicago. Ticketmaster prices vary from $49.50-$179.50/per ticket.

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Monday, January 5, 2009

solio hybrid 1000 – stay charged-up in 2009


Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to reduce the size of your derriere by getting outdoors and actually experiencing nature? If so, this solar charger from Solio can keep most of your gizmos and gadgets charged while you do all that bird watching, mountain climbing and biking.

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The Solio Hybrid 1000’s carabiner clip allows you to attach it to almost anything and it comes with adapters for most small devices, cellphones and MP3 players.  A full charge will take about 8 hours of direct sunlight – or 6 hours if it’s plugged into a USB port.  The rugged shock- and weather-proof case is designed to withstand the rigors of your manly…or womanly lifestyle.  Measures about 7″ long.  Production of this solar charger is offset by tree plantings in protected forest, and is thus, carbon neutral.

$79.95 @ rei.com

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The “rent a toy” Way


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Although toys are great for developing your child’s cognitive and motor skills while allowing you some “time off” from the role of entertainer, their appeal has been known to quickly decline in the rapidly evolving world of a youngster. When this occurs, boredom sets in and the emergence of a new toy appears to be the only solution. This all too common trend has been known to disrupt not only pocket books, but also the environment due to the presence of plastics and other persistent compounds within many common toys. (more…)

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Toasty Boys – thermal organic cotton boxers


Don’t want to freeze your buns off?  Here’s something toasty for the boys.

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From Chicago-based designer, Christopher Anthony, comes the first organic cotton thermal boxer briefs intended for casual wear.  After 22 years of cutting off his long thermals to make shorter thermal undies, he figured it was time to bring some organic cotton thermal boxers into the mainstream.  In Christopher’s words, “take care of your boys in the winter, they’re your most prized possessions.”

Watch for his bamboo boys to be launched this spring, and something for the ladies in the not too distant future, think “buns.”

purchase in natural or grey, ($28) @ christopheranthony.net and be sure to wash in cold water first, they are not pre-shrunk. or check out honeyshed.com (aimed at the 18-25 yr old set)

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a mixed bag of green news


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