Tag Archives: Politico Playbook

Headline o’ the Day (Uber All Is Edition)

From Valley Wag (tip o’ the pixel to Politico Playbook): People Keep Getting Into Strangers’ Cars Because They Think It’s An Uber Backtrack story: Just because Uber’s motto is “Everyone’s private driver,” doesn’t mean every car is yours for the hailing. … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: Seriously, Is Tom Steyer Crazy?

[Aditor’s note: As you might – or more likely might not – have noticed, Dr. Ads has been (in)conspicuous by his absence over the past several months. We’d rather not get into the details; let’s just say he’s been under … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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