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[11 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Winning Disney World

Another year, another Super Bowl passes into history. And while ongoing millionaire-versus-billionaire labor strife might mean this was the last one for a couple of years (though I doubt it), this year’s edition came with the same ad industry hype, the same Brand Bowl BS that seeks to elevate big ad buys into some sort of referendum on the state of the industry. So we’re reminded year after year of the “25 Greatest Super Bowl Ads,” or just how bad Go Daddy ads are, or how USA Today’s Ad Meter …

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[9 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Never Talk To Strangers

Think about it.
If you have to create a character for kids, would it be a disgusting creature like a mouse?
Well, Spongebobs come and go, but Mickey Mouse is still here, making zillions.
What about using red in the logo and in the package of a refreshing product?
And here’s Coca-Cola.
If you have to choose a name for a high-end technology company, would you pick Apple?
Now, watching these early Ronald McDonald’s commercials, even considering that they were shot in the sixties, would you imagine that this clown would help a brand to become …

Film »

[16 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
I’m a Dad

I’m a Dad.  So now I’m required to give money to Disney.  I’m a writer.  So when I watch Mickey Mouse I pick apart the storyline.
1. In this episode the gang’s playing instruments.  Goofy’s on Trombone but the slide is stuck.   It must be a little rusty, so to unstick it, he pushes the slide with his foot.

2. He loses his balance and tumbles over.

3. Everybody cracks up.

4. Somehow he ends up on all fours with a trombone on his ass.   Even Pluto’s confused.
So how do they get it off?

5. …