Tag Archives: New York City

Gawker Channels Dr. Ads!

Snarknado website Gawker featured this item yesterday: New York Times Doesn’t Know Who Bought Strange Pro-Bloomberg Ad     Late last year, print readers of  The New York Times discovered a full-page color ad, signed by a group called “Appreciative New Yorkers,” touting … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The NYC Girls Project?

Well the Doc opened the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, Did you see this story in the New York Times yesterday? City Unveils a Campaign to Improve Girls’ Self-Esteem The fashion industry and Madison Avenue are … Continue reading

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New York Cops Give Props To Herald

On Thursday the hardreading staff noted that the City of New York Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association ran a “We’re with you” full-page ad in the Boston Globe but not the Boston Herald. So what turns up in Friday’s Herald but this: Coincidence? We … Continue reading

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Good Night, Irene IV

The hardworking staff promises to stop when the wind does . . . From Irish Central: Notes from the eye of Hurricane Irene —Goodnight Irene, be on your way The real thing, from forextv.com: Good Night Irene: Bloomberg Says He … Continue reading

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You SNUS, You Lose (No, Wait – You Win)

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg’s draconian smoking ban (Not here! Not now! Not never!) became operative this week, and one secondhand smoking effect was this ad campaign for Camel SNUS pouches (via CSP magazine): Text of the lefthand ad: NYC … Continue reading

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We’re Number One! . . . And Two! . . . And Three!

Another survey from The Daily Beast, this time the 25 Best and Worst Health-Care Cities. And Massachusetts occupies the top three spots. Clocking in at Number One – no, not Boston – Springfield: Overall health care coverage: 95% Age 18 … Continue reading

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Black Lungs And Inconvenience Stores In The Bay State

Thursday’s Boston Globe reported that Massachusetts wants to “force stores to post graphic signs vs. smoking.” Such as the one to the left, which appears in New York City stores. The signs are modeled on a nothing-left-to-the-imagination campaign in New … Continue reading

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