Lies, Blogs and Microwaves

At the risk of generating more traffic and giving him a better PageRank, I’d like to point you to a website spreading general mis-information: http://www.mercola.com/article/microwave/hazards.htm. I would have simply sent them an email, or posted on their...

Poked, Prodded and Jabbed

This morning I went for the first general checkup or physical that I’ve gone to since I was in my early teens. I do not know why I waited a decade-and-a-half to do something I am supposed to be doing yearly, I guess it just never really concerned me to do so. Of...

Scott Baio Gave Me Pink Eye

Obviously he didn’t really. This is a quote from the show South Park, during their first season when Cartman got abducted by aliens. I’m not the only one who got that gag stuck in their head, either. Googling that line brings up more blog posts from people...

Organic Chai

I missed out on the birthday party of my girlfriend’s Poppa yesterday, and used my two hours banked at work to take time off sick today. I’ve got some sort of sore throat, exasperated by my smoking, no doubt.So, off to the grocery store for some late...

Beauty, A Mouse Click Away

Next time you look at a model on a billboard, keep in mind that what you are looking at is not just somone who had a team of professional astheticians dolling them up, but a digitally maniplated image. Ogilvy & Mather’s – a world famous advertising...

McImprinting

As pointed out in the movie ‘Super Size Me’, McDonald’s shamelessly uses brand imprinting1 to make children aware of their product and lure them into the stores. They know full well that their food is bad for you, they just don’t care –...