Monthly Archives: April 2010

Ad ‘No’ the Day™

Apparently, NBC and Fox think this Lane Bryant spot is too hot to air: But this is okay to air: Discuss among yourselves.

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Ad o’ the Clay®

Welcome to the truly weird Cats Against Clay campaign: Here’s a press release explaining at least part of it: Cat owners across the U.S. are receiving a clear message from their resident felines:  No more clay litter!  The demand is the … Continue reading

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Nick Clegg: Churchill To Nazi

From our We Told You So desk: The deconstruction of British Liberal Democrat shooting star Nick Clegg has gone from zero-to-wrecking-ball in 24 hours. As Thursday’s Mail Online reported: A rattled Nick Clegg today sought to defend himself over his … Continue reading

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The British Scott Brown

Bet you never thought you’d see those fours words in a row, eh? But check out this John F. Burns piece in Wednesday’s New York Times headlined, “Cool Debater Helps Britain’s Also-Ran Party Stir a Race.” The “cool debater” is … Continue reading

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Some Kinky Advice For Democrats

The irrepressible Kinky Friedman – songwriter, novelist, former Texas gubernatorial candidate – took to the Daily Beast in an effort to help Democrats understand the strange brew of the Tea Party movement. Irrepresible lede: I’m 65 years old, though I read … Continue reading

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Close Hoses Rose Close

From Real Clear Arts: Artists are rallying around the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis, whose collection – as I reported here recently — is still under threat of being broken up by the Administration. On May 17, Chuck Close, James Rosenquist, Frank … Continue reading

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Marina Abramovic Blushathon Update

From the Huffington Post: Another day, another naked incident at the Museum of Modern Art. Last week it was reported that art patrons have been touching, groping, and prodding the nude models in Marina Abramovic’s latest show. But according to Page Six, it’s … Continue reading

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Sharks Attack! Themselves!

It was clear last night that the thoroughly outplayed Colorado Avalanche were never going to get the puck past San Jose Sharks goalie Evgeni Nabokov. So a Shark did it for them. From the Seattle Times: Ryan O’Reilly was credited … Continue reading

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Dear Diary, Love Mitt

Dear Diary, We got in the newspapers today! Look – the New York Times had our name in a headline (admittedly it was an Associated Press wire report, but the Times is the Times – right, Diary?): Romney Endorses Rubio … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs Sacked (Too Late) By SEC, News Media

First, the good news: Joe Nocera is back at the New York Times. Now, the bad news: Nocera’s Talking Business column, which has been on leave for what seems like forever, came back on Saturday with a bang headlined, “A Wall … Continue reading

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