Tag Archives: Oprah Winfrey

Military Vets: Macy’s Has Got Your $ix

Full-page ad in Friday’s New York Times: You see that? Support American veterans! Give $3 at any Macy’s and SAVE 25% ALL DAY It’s all part of Macy’s Got Your Six (as in, Got Your Back) promotion. Sorry, but the … Continue reading

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Did Armstrong Lance The Boil? Not So Much

From our Lance Armstrong Death Watch desk According to ad industry bible Advertising Age, it’s Kaddish for Lance Armstrong in the marketing world. Lance Armstrong Blew His Last Chance, Experts Say Other Disgraced Athletes Have Made Comebacks, So How Marketable … Continue reading

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A (Jason) Gay Ole Time! (Lance/Oprah Edition)

Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay has thankfully weighed in on the upcoming Lance Armstrong/Oprah Winfrey cable TV summit: What Lance Wants From Oprah I would like to go on Oprah. So would you. Don’t lie. Oprah is Oprah. Come on. … Continue reading

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The Most Splintering Man In The World

Advertising Age reports on the current political brew-ha-ha over the Don of Dos Equis: Most Interesting Man’s Obama Endorsement Not Sitting Well With Some Dos Equis Distances Itself From Mascot’s Political Activity The Most Interesting Man in the World doesn’t … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The 83rd Annual Academy Awards

First things first: If you picked “amazing” for your drinking game, you were knee-walking the Red Carpet by 6:16. Rating the Red Carpet Shows √ TV Guide Channel: Chris Somebody, Harrison Somebody, and Tabitha the Tonsorial Tsarina from some cable … Continue reading

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Ad o’ the Day (pat. pending)

As part of its effort to make a buck wherever it can, the Boston Globe ran a house ad on Thursday with the headline, “Moms who rock are moms who bowl.” The ad promotes a new bowling league, organized by … Continue reading

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