Campaigning, mud-slinging and dirty politics #photoshopped

| February 18, 2016

All is fair in love and war … AND POLITICS … or is it? In the campaign for president this year, candidates have pulled out all the stops and are turning to deceit. In the above Ted Cruz ad, his campaign put together an ad that portrays Sen. Marco Rubio shaking hands with President Obama […]

Packers over Steelers in an exciting 2011 Superbowl 45

| February 6, 2011

No Superbowl party for us, but my wife and I did enjoy pizza and wings while watching the the Superbowl this evening. The Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers gave us an entertaining game, although both teams played hot and cool at different points in the game. When all the “commercials” were done, the final […]

Odd memories from the 2010 midterm election

| November 3, 2010

I’m not really a political junkie, but the 2010 midterm election have left me with a few memories … many highlighted in the media or from ads by their competitors. A few of them, triggered by the less political savvy Tea Party supported candidates, still makes me chuckle a little bit. Here’s a list of […]

A Happy Father’s Day to fellow dads in changing times

| June 20, 2010

We had my dad over to our house this past week and enjoyed celebrating Father’s Day a bit early on Thursday evening. The conversation was great while reviewing photos from our trip to Washington DC and reflecting on what a great example my dad has been for me. He did a great job in a […]

Audi A3 TDI clean diesel “green” ad has lovers and haters

| February 9, 2010

I had to chuckle this morning when registering my vote on the Wall Street Journal poll for best and worst commercial during the Super Bowl – Audi was first in both (click for graphic of poll). See ad video below — It’s "Green Police" ad was the sixth most popular in USA TODAY’S Ad Meter, […]

Superbowl XLIII commercials & the Audi Transporter ad

| February 3, 2009

Although all the Superbowl 43 ads are here, I’m only going to embed one … not because it is a favorite, but because I know my Audi-loving son will enjoy it (besides we both enjoyed the Tranporter movies with Jason Statham). — Check out the making of the Audi Superbowl ad below …

Volkswagen Guitar marketing campaign

| October 27, 2006

While watching the end of game 4 of the World Series (9th inning), I noticed that there is a new Volkswagen sales campaign call V-DubsRock. The marketing approach is reminiscent of the “buy a car, get a bike” gimmick, but this time it is an FirstAct electric guitar. Nevertheless since the commercial has high-speed motion […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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