Tag Archives: marketing

Valentines Day!

Generally speaking, women are nuts for Valentines Day. Generally speaking, men don’t get it. We participate, frequently against our will, but we don’t really get it. Why is there a specific day when everyone in the world is supposed to buy flowers/chocolate/some other extravagant gift for women? Do they deserve these things? Absolutely. Women (just… Read More »

“Free Pizza!!” or “How to completely bungle a marketing campaign”

A couple of days ago I received a coupon in my email for a free pizza from a local pizzeria. It was a one day deal – a free medium pizza on July 8th only. Not being one to turn down free food, especially food filled with grease and cheese, my interest was piqued. I closely… Read More »

Slow economy affects European fascist marketing

Obviously the European fascists are being hurt by the global economic problems. In an effort save money, they’ve apparently let their entire marketing department go. While I applaud their frugality, I think their message has suffered a bit. I’ve just received this email from Burley, whom I assume is the sole survivor of their marketing… Read More »

The disfiguration of beauty

Dove I’m probably way behind the times on pointing this out, but I just found this link and needed to post it. It’s a one-minute movie showing the [tag]transformation[/tag] of a model from pre-make-up to head-shot-on-a-billboard, and is the best example I’ve seen of displaying how distorted our view of [tag]beauty[/tag] (and reality) have become.… Read More »