Tag Archives: Advertising

Chicken and Egg

Chick-Fil-A is taking on the role of Sam-I-Am. They want us to believe that it is okay to eat chicken and eggs for breakfast. Together. When they opened a new store in the area near my work, they brought us … Continue reading

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Diamonds

A reblog.   Happy February ! Those diamond ads. It’s that time of year. I wonder how many couples break up just before Valentine’s Day ? The pressure to “gift” is even more extreme than what it takes to turn … Continue reading

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Madison Men

Hats off to Matthew Weiner for a brilliant but surprising ending to the award-winning series Mad Men, named for the advertising creatives of 1960’s Madison Avenue. There was a more important Madison for me; I grew up with the steelworkers … Continue reading

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