Jimmy Bedford's NY Times Obituary is here.
For twenty years Mr. Bedford was the sixth master of the Jack Daniels distillery.
Mr. Bedford's responsibilities included making sure Jack Daniels Old#7 never changed. That responsibility included sipping the batches of whiskey to ensure that the taste was the same.
There are tougher ways to make a living.
All rise for the honorable Judge Jeffrey Marcuzzo of Omaha, Nebraska.
Now this is a judge we can do business with.
Unfortunately Judge Marcuzzo has been suspended for 120 days by the Nebraska Supreme Court. It seems that two attorneys who were litigating against each other agreed to change the date of a motion scheduled before Judge Marcuzzo. Judge Marcuzzo called the prosecutor and left the following voice mail about the hearing being changed without his consent: (Warning: X rated)
I did not appreciate that one f— bit. And if I find out you ever did that again to me or any other members of the county court bench, I’ll shove the rest of it up your a — so f— far it will make your throat hurt.
278 Neb. 331. WSJ Law Blog here.
Now that's a Judge we could do business with!! No legalese. Straight from the heart. You know where you stand with Judge Marcuzzo. And that's just fine with us.
See you in court. Let's see if we can find a Judge Marcuzzo around these parts.