Tag Archives: Politico Playbook

What Can Timothy Geithner Do for Brown?

Not much, to judge from the former Treasury secretary’s new book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises. Via Politico’s Playbook: “Dealing with Congress, to put it mildly, did not feel like a careful, deliberative journey in search of the best public … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Big Town Scotty Brown Makes NYT Mag

This Sunday is WWSD-Day in the New York Times Magazine (tip o’ the pixel to Politico’s Playbook). What Would Scott Brown Do? In case you weren’t keeping track — don’t worry, that was a joke! — Scott Brown, the short-time … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

To Know Trump (BuzzFeed Buzzsaw Edition)

The Donald got blowtorched by BuzzFeed last week and, man, it was sweet. Nut graf: [Donald] Trump can no longer escape the fact that his political “career” — a long con that the blustery billionaire has perpetrated on the country … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ask Dr. Ads: What’s This ‘Addressable Advertising’ Rumpus About?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, A case of suds is riding on this. I saw the following item in Politico’s Playbook the other day: “DIRECTV and DISH Revolutionize Political TV … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Has Google Replaced U.S. Postal Stamps in Celebrating Cultural Giants?

Call it the Dawn of the Great Google Doodle Backlash. From today’s Washington Post Outlook section (via Politico Playbook): The case against the Google Doodle When Google honored African American author Zora Neale Hurston with a custom logo — a Google … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

What Can the Koch Bros. Do for (Scott) Brown?

Americans for Prosperity, the big-bucks boyos bankrolled by billionaires David and Charles Koch, is in for a dollar already this election cycle. The independent expenditure group, which spent over $36 million on federal elections in 2012, has just launched a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Our 2013 ‘State of the Cuisinart Marketing’ Address

Recipe for marketing in the 21st Century: Ingredients 1 part news 1 part entertainment 1 part advertising Directions Combine in blender. Hit puree. Serves: Everyone but the Jurassic types who think you have a right to know when you’re being advertised … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Dan Shaughnessy Jinx Goes National

The hardreading staff at Two-Daily Town asked this question two weeks ago. Now the D.C. set is wondering the same thing. Before last night’s World’s Serious Game 2, Politico’s Playbook posted this: SPORTS BLINK – SHAUGHNESSY JINX? Boston Globe A1, “Red … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quote o’ the Day (How Obama Beat Romney Edition)

National political correspondent Jim Rutenberg has a killer piece in this Sunday’s New York Times Magazine about the digital whiz kids who steered Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. Nut graf: Previous campaigns would make decisions about how to direct their … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Marty Baron Strikes Again: No Ombudsman For You!

Newly minted Washington Post (and former Boston Globe) executive editor Marty Baron is apparently disappearing another ombudsman position. From today’s WaPo column by ombudsman Patrick B. Pexton (tip o’ the pixel to Politico’s Playbook): The Post’s last ombudsman? It is possible … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments