Category archives for Advertising/Marketing

Skin Crawling Ring Tones

Chester Bennington from Linkin Park performing at Sonisphere Festival in Kirjurinluoto, Pori, Finland. {Kallerna} Ring tones that are felt, not heard, could be on their way.

Liberate your Shoelaces, Flexagons!

Ads of the World. Can business cards evoke creativity, spark interest? Standard business cards seem outdated, dull, uninspiring. Liberate your shoelaces, your flexagons!

MetLife Stadium: NY Giants vs. Washington Redskins, Dec. 18, 2011 (my own photo.) This may be a sign of football withdrawal syndrome, but the day after the NY Giants won the Super Bowl I was searching for 2012 season tickets (more on that later.) I was reminiscing about last December when I took my son…

Beauty and Brains Tease

Sources: PetaPixel and Photo Vatika (Sony India) No, I’m not the first to discovery this extraordinary brain trick. I did want to share this, though, as an example of how our brain processes and stores images. Give it a try – amazing!

How Romney is Underpaid at $57,000 per day

Photo AP. The release of Gov. Mitt Romney’s tax returns on Tuesday highlights the Presidential candidate’s wealth and the low 14% tax rate that investors enjoy, far less than the 25-35% tax rate that the average American pays for wages. Yes, Gov. Romney’s annual earnings of about $20 million indicate that his dividends and interest…

Photo: :The New York Giants in a December 2008 game against the w:Cincinnati Bengals (Flickr tedkerwin) In 2004, I had a memorable evening dining with NY Giants player Michael Strahan (see “Football Helmet Hits and Brain Injury – What Should Be Done?“) With a repeat match of the NY Giants battling with the New England…

Hidden Value of NY Giants Commercial Breaks

MetLife Stadium: NY Giants vs. Washington Redskins, Dec. 18, 2011 (my own photo.) The New York Giants-Green Bay Packers divisional playoff last night had a whopping 40.1 million viewers, with numerous commercial breaks, some amusing, some annoying, some dull. What is the value of those commercials? Do they really allure new customers to their products?

Generic Lipitor, The Same and Not The Same

Photo source. With the news of availability of generic Lipitor, a cholesterol lowering drug, sales of the prescription brand have plummeted, as expected. Is generic Lipitor really the same as prescription Lipitor? Consider this: “Generic drugs are identical to brand name drugs.” True or False?

Where Did This Cheese Come From?

“Daddy, do you know where this cheese came from?”

Fourteen year old internet sensation Rebecca Black just released a follow up video “My Moment” after her debut of “Friday” that went viral with more than 167 million views. Attention at this scale landed her a spot on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and a music video with Katy Perry, “Last Friday Night“.