Tag Archives: advertising

I See Dumb People

So, Abercrombie & Fitch apparently doesn’t like the fact that Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino from “Jersey Shore” is wearing its clothing.  A&F has offered him money NOT to wear its clothing. According to A&F, he’s not all-American enough.  It apparently doesn’t like the image he or Jersey Shore has despite the fact that only last […]

THE SWEET SMELL OF CONSUMERISM

Marcel Proust wrote in The Remembrance of Things Past, “when nothing else subsists from the past, after the people are dead, after the things are broken and scattered, the smell and taste of things remain poised a long time, like souls bearing resiliently, on tiny and almost impalpable drops of their essence, the immense edifice […]

"NEW AND IMPROVED" BABY BOOMERS

I don’t mind getting old and don’t hide the fact that I’ll be 60 this year.  I don’t buy into the “50 is the new 30” BS – I’m sure it was coined by a fifty-something and not a thirty-something.  Being a 25-year cancer survivor makes every birthday a wonderful event for me.  Having had […]