Mother horrified to see M&M licking himself

Posted in Humor

A curiously edgy twist from Mars: http://adweek.blogs.com/adfreak/2008/04/mother-horrifie.html Let’s see what the decency police say about this one…

Guinness Tipping Point (and spoof Tipping Pot) Ad

Posted in Humor, Marketing

The Original: And it’s spoofed doppelgänger:

Digging the Wordbook WordPress plugin…

I’ve recently been trying to figure out how I can update content in fewer places rather than more…between this blog, Facebook, LinkedIn, aSmallWorld and Twitter, there are just too many ways to say too many things in too many formats.  It’s like having 2 computers with different operating systems and 3 mobile devices, all of….

Alltop

Posted in Wines I'm Drinking

Check out my nygrapes site for some nifty articles on all things wine related.

Synthetic Authenticity

Posted in Marketing

My mom told me about the following article that appeared in last week’s Time magazine entitled Synthetic Authenticity.  Here’s an excerpt: Gilmore and Pine write as much about culture as about business, and their new book on authenticity has crystallized the interaction between self and commerce in the current era the way The Experience Economy….

Lone Survivor – Author Interview

Posted in Random

I recently finished Lone Survivor, Marcus Luttrell’s account of his SEAL team mission gone horribly awry in Afghanistan. I came across the following interview of Luttrell by Matt Lauer on Good Morning America: and then another from NPR (audio here).

Obama’s perspective on race in America

Posted in Politics

A sweeping and honest assessment of race relations in the US could not have been penned from a finer hand or deliver with such eloquent precision:

This is bad-ass – Baselining

Posted in Random

900 feet up…no tether…just a small parachute to deploy if you bail off the 180 foot long wire that runs across the canyon while you attempt to traverse it on your own.  Dean Potter can make all the Man Rules he likes….