You know them — the social media parents. They learn she’s pregnant with her first child. Joy consumes them. The announcement hits Twitter with abdominal photo or sonogram: “I’m preggers! #thefirst #babybump […]
CNN’s ‘Courageous’ — recycling an idea that was bad decades ago
Move along, now. There’s nothing new here. Really. From the Wall Street Journal’s Steven Perlberg: CNN is creating an in-house studio that will produce news-like content on behalf of advertisers, a move […]
Bob Garfield takes Jane Seymour and Kay Jewelers to the woodshed
I rarely post recommendations encouraging you to go check out a business writer. And by rarely I mean never. Today I’m making an exception, though, because it turns out that one of […]
Infographic best practices: learn how math works
What would happen if you put Yogi Berra in charge of making infographics? We’ve written about the problems with infographics before, but this one takes the cake. There’s a fun one from Ethos3 up at […]
PowerPoint is making us dumber and damaging our businesses
Yes, PowerPoint sucks. Here’s why, plus some suggestions about how to fix the problem. Imagine a widely used and expensive prescription drug that promised to make us beautiful but didn’t. Instead the […]
Infographic: why infographics can’t be trusted
This is hysterical.
People LOVE Yahoo!
Check this: Research firm APCO Insight’s study ranking the Top 100 Most Loved Companies discovered people are emotionally attached to tech companies, but Mickey Mouse steals everyone’s heart, with The Walt Disney Company winning […]
Republicans are the New Coke of politics
Yesterday, the Republican National Committee released its Growth & Opportunity Report, a compendium of all of the lessons the party learned from the 2012 elections, and what the Washington Post calls an […]
Maker’s Mark illustrates the importance of thinking BEFORE you act
In case you haven’t been tracking along, the folks at Maker’s Mark (which is owned by Beam, Inc.), faced with more demand than they could meet, recently announced that they’d be lowering […]
Beyond manscaping: age-defying lift!
By Patrick Vecchio I was walking through our mall’s major department store the other day on my way to the men’s section. Repeat: the men’s section. I don’t think they’ll even let […]