Category Archives: Marketing

Rick Snyder says he’ll be drinking Flint water for the next 30 days

Last Friday, when Governor Snyder told the people of Flint that it was time for them to stop relying on bottled water, and start drinking from their taps again, they responded with a resounding, “You first.” After a moment of awkward silence, Snyder unenthusiastically said, “I’m happy to look into that.” Well, over the weekend, […]

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Let everyone know that, like me, you’re a “Proud Clinger”

After watching Sarah Palin’s righteous, homemade meth-fueled endorsement of Donald Trump for President yesterday in Iowa, I’ve come to accept that the end times are upon us. And, in hopes of surviving a little longer than I would have otherwise, I’ve decided to stop fighting, give in, and embrace the reality of what’s happening in […]

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Our primary platform for communicating our most deeply-held religious beliefs should be fast food packaging

“I just ate at McDonalds and I’m absolutely beside myself. I’m so upset that I can barely type. Do you know that nowhere on the packaging for their Filet ‘O Fish does it mention that Jesus Christ died for our sins upon a cross? It doesn’t even mention that he was known to have enjoyed […]

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And the award for darkest brand jamming goes to….

Earlier this month, seemingly out of nowhere, references to a new campaign for Frosted Flakes started showing up online. The campaign, called Tony is Back, promised to bring Tony the Tiger back into our homes to address the real-world problems of modern adults with enthusiastic encouragement and sugary cereal in the much the same way […]

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This Thursday it will be explained to us, the people of Ypsi, why it’s in our best interest to stop marketing our community, and just enjoy the prosperity that will invariably trickle down from Ann Arbor

I’ve said about all I can say about the forced merger of the Ypsilanti Area Visitors and Convention Bureau and the Ann Arbor Area Visitors and Convention Bureau. And I don’t want to subject you to yet another rant about how, in my opinion, we’re being strong-armed into accepting a deal that would transfer the over […]

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