Archive for January, 2009

If you’re looking for a timely, evolving industry to conduct marketing experimentation in, look no further than the intense rivalry and trigger-happy world of video gaming. The US video game industry pulled in $21.3 billion in revenue last year, a 19% increase in an economy where GDP fell 0.5% in the height of the retail […]

I’m currently working on the real blog I promised last week – it’s almost ready, just needs about 24 hours to cool before we can cut into it. In the meantime, I put in a sizable amount of time over the last week celebrating the anniversary of Roe v. Wade with Students for Choice. Thus, […]

I love advertising.  I click through to Facebook ads I find to be catchy, I notice product placement in everyday places, and I love commercials so much, it’s possible my mom had TiVo built into her uterine walls. Advertising, much like N*SYNC and grilled cheese dipped in ketchup, has been added to the list of […]

Moving forward


My family and I sat on the couch last night at 11:55 PM watching a montage of worldwide celebration involving fireworks, international landmarks, and a denizen of screaming fans. We decided that renewal is a 2008 phenomenon that has swept the globe, akin to the skinny jean or Webkinz.  From Sydney to Tokyo and Berlin […]