Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Following Emergency Is Brought To You By


Faithful readers know my feelings about the NASCARIZATION of America. On the other hand, selling ads beats the hell out of raising my taxes.   I’ve discussed School buses and highways but now fire engines are being considered as advertising … Continue reading

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Would You Call This A Spectacular Groupon Offer?


I signed up to receive Groupon offers, in order to keep my finger on the pulse of new marketing opportunities.  I’ve been under-whelmed.  There are only so many massage, facial, haircut, and manicure offers that I care to read about … Continue reading

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Don’t These Babies Need Changing?


If the new Healthy Hometown Kentucky ad promoting breastfeeding doesn’t put you off talking babies, nothing will.  Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but people please, let’s all work together to see if we can come up with … Continue reading

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Twitter Please Check Your Algorithms.


I received an email the other day from Twitter.  I don’t use Twitter very often.  Actually. I have an account, that’s pretty much it.  The few people who follow me only hear a tweet when I post a new blog entry.  … Continue reading

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