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Month: November 2010

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Mad Mad (Ad) World

It seems as though my previous musing on the quick and nimble advertising agency may be in need of reform.  Even large advertising agencies can adapt. The essence of an agency is to create new strategies according to changing environments.  The advent of internet marketing was supposed to create a level field for all agencies to compete (sans Google).  However, […]

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Trinkets

1. Animal,  Animals 2. Eating Animals “The quizzical expression of the monkey at the zoo comes from his wondering whether he is his brother’s keeper, or his keeper’s brother.” – Evan Esar

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Cable TV Subscribers

Cable TV viewership has declined.  With a focus on social networking and gaming, the American public may be setting their eyes on the computer to not only watch t.v. episodes but also to stay connected with the outside world and stave off boredom.  The gaming industry will be about 3X the music industry by 2014.

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Massacre at Wounded Knee (1890)

“I did not know then how much was ended. When I look back now from this high hill of my old age, I can still see the butchered women and children lying heaped and scattered all along the crooked gulch as plain as when I saw them with eyes still young. And I can see that something else died there […]