Adventures in Advertising

Trump Card
Trump Card

Political Advertising always brings out the worst in people. I've written many speeches for presidents of major corporations. Whenever I wrote a corporate speech, it ...

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MARS
MARS

Because I failed to learn to speak French in High School, I decided to enroll in a Latin Class. I was told Latin was related ...

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So Many Hats!
So Many Hats!

As I dug my Google Santa Hat out of my closet, I donned my red Santa Hat and circled around the globe for several days ...

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Reed's Root Beer Candies
Reed's Root Beer Candies

Each year when Christmas rolls around I look forward to the Vermont Christmas Catalogue. In my mind, Vermont and Christmas go together. It seems to ...

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The Actor's Holiday
The Actor's Holiday

Actors show their true personalities but once a year. It is a time to put on their make-up and costumes and be someone else and ...

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Dead Bang
Dead Bang

The most effective and memorable commerical I have seen in years is a public service announcement. At first I thought it was a car commercial. ...

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Advertising the Pope
Advertising the Pope

I'm glad that Pope Francis came to America. He attracted crowds everywhere he went. I use the term advertising loosely in this column. He didn't ...

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Summer Movies Attendance Down 40%
Summer Movies Attendance Down 40%

This summer’s movie attendance dropped 40 percent below last year’s levels. I only went to a movie theatre twice this summer. I went to see ...

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