Tag Archives: CBS

Are You Ready For The ‘Ready For Hillary’ Super PAC?

Despite Hillary Clinton’s protestations in her kissathon with Barack Obama on 60 Minutes last Sunday, the 2016 presidential race is very much on, as this Politico Influence item indicates: CLINTON GETS ANOTHER SUPER PAC: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hasn’t left her State … Continue reading

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

60 Minutes Has This Bridge In Brooklyn . . .

Last night the CBS news magazine 60 Minutes aired Part Two of its mash note to America’s favorite historian, David McCullough. The piece started in Paris and ended at the Brooklyn Bridge, about which McCullough wrote a book that earned … Continue reading

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

Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Mitt Romney’s Sense Of Humor Edition)

Peggy Noonan, the Annie Hall of the chin-strokerati (see: any of her Meet the Press appearances), has outdone herself – or is that, undone herself? – in this week’s Wall Street Journal column, headlined “America Meets Mr. Romney.” In it, … Continue reading

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

Editors’ Note o’ the Day (Ryan Holiday Victory Edition)

From yesterday’s New York Times: Editors’ Note An article on April 19 about how to buy a record turntable quoted Ryan Holiday of New Orleans The reporter reached Mr. Holiday through a Web site that connects reporters to sources on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

L’Adyssée De Cartier

So the Missus and I were watching CBS’s The Good Wife last night when this ad popped up: The spot ran three and a half minutes but felt like an eternity, which is exactly the image Cartier is going for. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

For Romney, NBC = New Broadcaster Complaints

Yesterday, it was NBC complaining that the Romney campaign had ripped off footage from the network’s newscast. Now, add ABC, CBS, and CNN to the list of rippees, according to TV Newser: Several networks have asked the Mitt Romney campaign to stop … Continue reading

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

Hawaii Five-0 Takes The Oy Train

This might be the worst sellout ever in primetime TV product placement. From a recent episode of Hawaii Five-0: Actually, that’s not product placement – that’s a friggin’ commercial. And friggin’ insulting. Not to mention the incessant Chevrolet flogging on the show. Enough already, CBS! Originally … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Macy’s

Macy’s and CBS believe in Christmas (sales/ratings). Once again, Macy’s is producing branded content in the form of an “animated classic based on the timeless true story that inspired a whole new spirit of believing!  (Yes, Virginia will air on CBS-TV, … Continue reading

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

More Marketing Sleaze From Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher is still not sweating the details. Last month the newly minted “Two and a Half Men” star was called a massive media whore by Gawker (the massive media pimp) for conflicts of interest regarding a special online issue of Details that he edited, in which … Continue reading

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

All The News That’s Fit To Print – Two Weeks Later

The New York Times has finally caught up with Michael Bloomberg’s religion ban at the Ground Zero memorial ceremony on Sunday. From today’s front page piece: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has come under attack by some religious and political leaders for not including … Continue reading

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