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The Dolphin Is Definitely a Fish
November 30, 2010

The Dolphin Is Definitely a Fish

There is no doubt that the dolphin is a fish!  It swims all the time; it can’t live on land; …Read the Rest

Advertising:  “Just following orders”
October 31, 2010

Advertising: “Just following orders”

Advertising takes a lot of heat as a whipping boy for cultural and businesses excesses and foibles.  But is advertising …Read the Rest

Chileno Miners Have a Lesson for Advertisers
October 19, 2010

Chileno Miners Have a Lesson for Advertisers

Everyone in the world was paying attention to the rescue of the Chileno miners trapped 700 meters under the ground …Read the Rest

Girls with Big Noses Make Great Actresses
October 11, 2010

Girls with Big Noses Make Great Actresses

Everybody thinks they know advertising and can provide us with a critique of what’s good and what’s not.  Rarely do …Read the Rest

Silence: One of the World’s Scarcest Commodities
September 17, 2010

Silence: One of the World’s Scarcest Commodities

When we were evolving as a species, silence was ubiquitous.  Rare were there words between people because we didn’t meet …Read the Rest

Scott Pilgrim vs. The Roller Derby Babes
August 30, 2010

Scott Pilgrim vs. The Roller Derby Babes

This past Saturday we were out and about.  We went to two events.  Both were extremely good examples of …Read the Rest

How The TV News Became Advertising
August 17, 2010

How The TV News Became Advertising

Some days I see television as just a little bad programming sandwiched between news and advertising.
News is all about bad …Read the Rest

Was the World Cup a Flop?
July 9, 2010

Was the World Cup a Flop?

The World Cup in South Africa has been an exciting event, particularly for those of us who otherwise don’t see …Read the Rest

Infinite Monkeys Spell: Gazortenflap
May 24, 2010

Infinite Monkeys Spell: Gazortenflap

One example that randomness can bring order is the theory that an infinite number of monkeys hitting keys at random …Read the Rest

Over-Toothed and Under-Acted Slams Credibility
April 25, 2010

Over-Toothed and Under-Acted Slams Credibility

This observation started when the police TV series leads started hassling a street person for information.  The ragged looking, filthy …Read the Rest

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