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World Semi-Premiere: Merle Hazard Heads to the Beach (and Off the Fiscal Cliff)

World Semi-Premiere: Merle Hazard Heads to the Beach (and Off the Fiscal Cliff)

Dear Kay, Everybody’s favorite financial crooner Merle Hazard is popping up on PBS again, this time with “Fiscal Cliff,” in which he imagines what would happen if our congressional leaders played the ultimate game of chicken: Please take a moment to Like and Share, if you’re feeling Likeish. I’ve been humming this all day. It totally erased “We Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together” from my head....

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World Premiere: Merle Hazard Takes on Those Thievin’ Bankers

Dear Kay, Oh, it’s ON. Econo-crooner Merle Hazard is back, and he’s headed for a showdown in “The Ballad of Diamond Jim.” Hope you enjoy The Man in Beige in his most dramatic song yet. The PBS NewsHour has a lot of juicy Merle-related stuff over here, including a video interview with the MIT economist Simon Johnson, who watches Merle’s video and does a damn fine job of explaining exactly what the problem is with...

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Merle Hazard LIVE and IN PERSON!

Dear Kay, If you somehow missed the American Economic Association meeting in Atlanta over New Year’s weekend, then you missed out on a rare live appearance by everybody’s favorite financial country crooner, Merle Hazard. It was a regular tent revival down there! And a HUGE high-five to knitter/economic spouse Ellen who apparently witnessed this gig herself–the Venn diagram of economist spouses/Merle Hazard aficionadoes/MDK...

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World Premiere! The Latest from Merle Hazard

Dear Kay, My CB radio has been sounding choice with the news that financial crooner Merle Hazard is back. This one is for everybody who ever lived the rebellious trucker’s dream of the 1975 song “Convoy.” Looks like Merle is about to open up a can of whup*** on the American economy. Fresh from Guitar Town, here’s the world premiere of Merle Hazard’s “Bailout”: Keep your noise between the ditches and...

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World Premiere: Merle Hazard Is Back!

Dear Kay, What the world needs now is Merle, sweet Merle! Everybody’s favorite financial crooner has been in the studio. When the going gets tough, the tough cook up some new songs about peace, love, and the future of our financial markets. I am just so proud to introduce the latest from The Man in Beige, “Inflation or Deflation?” Whaddya think, y’all? Inflation or Deflation?(online surveys) And don’t miss...

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MDK Presents: World Premiere!

Dear Kay, You loved him in H-E-D-G-E. You wept with him In the Hamptons. Oh, lord have mercy, Merle Hazard is back, more animated than ever. I am proud to present the world premiere, at least in the bi-regional knitting blog world, of the new smash hit from everybody’s favorite financial twangster, Merle Hazard: Green with Envy. Share the luv! Pass it on to your favorite recycler. The guy looks more and more like Hubbo EVERY DAY. Maybe...

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World Premiere! Merle Hazard Returns!

Dear Kay, Mason-Dixon Knitting has the honor, for a second time, to be the very first bi-regional knitting blog to premiere the latest hit from country financial twangster Merle Hazard. Fresh off his monster smash hit “H-E-D-G-E,” and from his media appearances around the world, including USA Today, NPR, The New York Times, CNBC, Reuters, Fox News, The Guardian (London), The Telegraph (London), and, uh, our blog . . . here’s...

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