Tag Archives: Burger King

Weiner? Wiener? Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

The hardchuckling staff has no idea who put these two ads together in yesterday’s New York Times Summer Movies section, but we thoroughly approve.     Just to be clear: Weiner is a documentary about “disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner’s mayoral … Continue reading

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Why the Wall Street Journal Is a Great Newspaper (Tim Horton Edition)

The media coverage of  the Burger King/Tim Hortons merger rumpus has generally been devoid of one thing: Who the hell is Tim Horton? Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal helpfully provided the answer, compliments of Gerald Eskenazi. The Real Tim Horton Amid the … Continue reading

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The New Edvertorial Fútbol

Friday’s New York Times features yet another version of marketing in sheep’s clothing, edvertorial division: Script Takes Sponsors From Bit Players to a Starring Role A SERIES that is to have its premiere on Sunday on ESPN Deportes, the Spanish-language ESPN channel, is distinctive apart from being its … Continue reading

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