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An old man works at an ancient, wooden table in a murky room illuminated by sunlight from a single window. He meticulously crafts a perfect wheel of creamy, yellow cheese… just for you. A little girl presses her face against … Continue reading
“Welcome to McDonald’s, may I take your order?” says the bored, disembodied voice coming from the little box under the menu board in the drive-thru. “Yeah, um…lemme see…gimme a kid’s meal with a cheeseburger and, um, a diet coke for … Continue reading
In fall, a young agent’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of health insurance. Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Sort of. The guvment, in its infinite wisdom, decided that it would be a good idea to require *90% of Americans to enroll … Continue reading
He’s just my type. Muscles in strong, broad shoulders flex as he wields a shovel. He had to take his shirt off because all that hard work got him hotter than a four-alarm brush fire. A bead of sweat glides down … Continue reading
I’m a people person. I like people. I NEED people. According to Babs, that makes me one of the luckiest people in the world. But there are some people who, when you see them coming, you just know that things … Continue reading
How can restaurants make dining out a great experience? It’s the little things that count. My family went to dinner at Applebee’s the other night. The food was good but minor annoyances practically wrecked the evening. My hubby Bill forgot … Continue reading
It was a long, hard-fought contest, but a clear winner has emerged in the competition to sell this whatchamacallit. Announcing, the first-ever winner of the (soon-to-be) coveted Peg-o-Clio Award for excellence in advertising a made up product….drum roll please… Renée A. … Continue reading
Thanks to all who entered to win the (soon-to-be) coveted Peg-o-Clio Award. Your task was to craft an ad campaign to sell the following item to an unsuspecting world. I convened a distinguished panel of judges over the weekend (being … Continue reading
Did you watch the Clio Awards results show on TV last night? The creativity shown in those advertisements is mind boggling. That’s why the Clio has long been considered the pinnacle of achievement in the advertising world…until now. Move over … Continue reading
The TV show Mad Men has been nominated for more Emmys than any other cable drama. Is it because of the steamy sex bits? The Peyton Place-like drama? Christina Hendrick’s impossible curves or Jon Hamm’s smoldering magnetism? Nah…it’s the chance … Continue reading