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John Haywood NYT Ad Trashed by a Different NYT Ad

Last week the hardworking staff noted this two-page ad in the New York Times paid for by political wannabe John Haywood, a South Carolina rich guy who mounted a Quixotic presidential run in the 2012 New Hampshire primary.       We’re … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (FatherEdeh/Peter O Amah Edition)

There was an Embarrassment of International Advocacy Ads (tip o’ the pixel to James Lipton) in yesterday’s New York Times, starting with one about Argentina . . .     . . . followed by one about South Korea . . … Continue reading

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Five-Ring Circus: Selfie Taking an Official Olympic Sport

Many years ago, the hardworking staff was a regular competitor in the annual Carroll Family Olympics™ held at the Big House in Windsor, CT. Trademark moments: The Nancy Carroll 30-Second Asthma Timeout®. The Jack Carroll 30-Minute Cocktail Timeout©. The Jimmy … Continue reading

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Native Is the New Bleak

Marketers Flock to Ads in Sheep’s Clothing First, an introduction: For the past four years, the hardtracking staff at Sneak Adtack has chronicled the explosion of stealth marketing, which attempts to trick out advertising as entertainment or editorial content. From … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (‘Common Sense’ John Haywood Edition)

The hardworking staff has no idea what this two-page spread in yesterday’s New York Times is all about.   Huh? So we plugged John Haywood into the Googletron and here’s what popped up:     Haywood ran almost a dozen ads in … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Forever Yoko Edition)

From our Why Not Just Set Your Money on Fire desk For several years now, Yoko Ono (the Rift Beatle) has run full-page ads in the New York Times flogging peace. Yesterday, she ran another.     Presumably, this one will … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Michael Laitman Edition)

As you splendid readers might (or more likely might not) recall, the hardworking staff has long chronicled full-page ads that people of above-average means buy in the New York Times (at six figures a pop). The latest installment, via one … Continue reading

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PayPal Takes a Bite of Apple

With things running hot (Apple Watch, iPhone 6, Apple Pay) and cold (Nude Girls Nude!) at Apple, the folks at PayPal obviously see a threat – and an opening. So, the back page of today’s New York Times Business section: … Continue reading

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Oxymoron o’ the Day (#FashionTruth Edition)

The hardworking staff always enjoys reading the New York Times Thursday Styles section because it’s so, well, Times-ish. Exhibit Umpteen from yesterday’s edition: Ooookay. We’re happy for you. But what really caught our eye was this full-page ad for ModCloth.   … Continue reading

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NYT Starting a DIY Desk?

Major takeout on military hospitals on Page One of the New York Times today. Smaller Military Hospitals Said to Put Patients at Risk HINESVILLE, Ga. — Every year, more than 25,000 Americans undergo surgery to correct a hiatal hernia, a … Continue reading

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