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So I asked myself, why Intel and Jim Parsons

Not the “intel community” supposedly trying to form a coup against Trump. I mean Intel the chipset makers.Why did they hire an actor who ordinarily plays a freakish super-genius to plug the Intel processors, why so many commercials, why the … Continue reading

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Why the constant Trump Thumping?

Well, it’s like Bush Bashing. Or holding Obama responsible for his actions, or the police or any other governing entity. In a tax-subsidized democracy or if you’re of the right wing sort, republic.  Either way, we pay these assholes. They’re … Continue reading

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More piss-you-off marketing foolishness

Other than Halloween stuff being put up since the first of August, which was 3 months before Halloween.. Way to go, and I’m sure I should send Halloween greeting cards to all my family and friends. Just peachy. But there’s … Continue reading

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Tom Jefferson, Founding Father and Serial Rapist

Hu-wi. That’s Cherokee for “hu-wi”. The Silly Season is on us.  Every election year we get bombarded (“we” defined as anybody trying to get information to process and mold our separate opinions) by something called The Expressed Original Intent of … Continue reading

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Debate game-playing highlights the shallowness of both corporate parties

When both corporate parties are more about marketing strategy than substantive differences, they are both trying to take us for a ride… Joe Biden's smiling: Was there a method to his madness?

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Professional drunkard “Snooki” busted

From the “reality” show “Jersey Shore” where 20-somethings are filmed showing what they would do if they were paid to do a constant beach party. Ok so that’s not the OFFICIAL premise of the show, like, when you were 21 … Continue reading

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Update on the Vuvuzela ban in British Soccer

I mentioned the cheaply made plastic horns being banned on the ridiculous “public safety-homeland security” excuse that they could be a weapon. Now, I’ve a passing familiarity with weapons and the scars and record to prove it. If you could … Continue reading

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Is Walmart trademark “Price Rollback” nostalgic for better shopping days?

What is a Walmart “price ROLLBACK” but a way to take credit for sale pricing present and past? You generate goodwill for deals you’re advertising, and buttress customer loyalty for savings you offered in bygone times, whether you did or … Continue reading

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Keebler Girl Scout placement on SNL

What was with the new face on SNL, cracking jokes on Weekend Update about Girl Scout Cookies? Was it a staff writer getting his on-camera big break? With unoriginal candle-holding to Gary Gulman’s cookie rap? I’ll bet the SNL regulars … Continue reading

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Onstage at the El Paso County Collosseum, Ratt and Poison!

Ok that was 25 years ago and El Paso Texas. I should have stolen the signs from the bus benches… Just one of those things. Today, however, I saw a marketing strategy which rivals that long-ago Appropriate Match up. A … Continue reading

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Got Toyota Stock?

There’s a touch of strange to the news reporting about Toyota and their troubles. Now, one would think that a company that doesn’t actually do business with the Bad Ol’ Wicked Naughty Labor Unions would be a darling of the … Continue reading

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Gott mit Uns and the Crusader Mythos

So, along with the gun-sight manufacturer using the name of God in their murder machine marketing… and the Murderers from Xe, formerly Blackwater International, using Gods name for Blood Money… there’s a tradition in Military circles of Eurocentric origins to … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to the Prince of Pe… ummm… you know the rest

The T.V. is loaded every commercial break with a “Support the Troops” marketing campaign, this time using the offensive Massive Selling Through Guilt-trip that is the modern “Christmas”. Soldiers waving to their families, Santa bringing a soldier home to his … Continue reading

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Coke tries to sell Hopenhagen in bottle

For a few brief seconds, the Yes Men merry pranksters unmasked climate summit sponsor Coca-Cola for the environmental villain it is. Coca-Cola had been among the organizers to brand the Hopenhagen campaign, a custom fit for their slogan Bottle of … Continue reading

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Shit, crap, barf, crud drek, merde & Zoko

Dark wit Gahan Wilson drew these cartoons in 1970 and 1976, illustrating an awareness of industrial duplicity many Americans have yet to fully grasp. The bankruptcy of processed nutrition, and the depravity of marketers.

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A fan of McDonald’s

BEIJING- Could there be a more offensive marketing campaign than this one? McDonald’s has taken a revered Chinese symbol and turned it into a corporate billboard. Beijing 2008 brought to you by an American fast food chain. In the “open-24/7!” … Continue reading

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Eco regressive marketing

Canning fruit in plastic containers earns more money and less environmental merit badges. Continue reading

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