Donald Trump Signs Super Bowl Executive Order

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Donald Trump Signs Super Bowl Executive Order”

Super Bowl XLIX: But What if He Had Caught the Pass?

Let me suggest that the same Pete Carroll would have been hailed as a genius. A modern day Vince Lombardi. A ballsy guy. It’s almost 48-hours since the end of Super Bowl XLIX and the so called “stupid call” heard round the world. Just in case you missed it, the Seattle Seahawks, trailing by threeContinue reading “Super Bowl XLIX: But What if He Had Caught the Pass?”

Saint Brigid or Saint Frigid?

Aside from being Super Bowl Sunday, and Ground Hog Day Eve,  and February 1st, today is St. Brigid’s Day. According to the Celtic calendar this day – Lá Fhéile Bríde or Imbolc, pronounced i-MOLK –  marks the beginning of spring! Here in Montreal no amount of wishful thinking is going to help when it comes to anContinue reading “Saint Brigid or Saint Frigid?”

Super Bowl power outage saves advertisers’ bacon

Picture this: you’re a Super Bowl advertiser. You’ve spent millions on securing air-time and millions more on production. You’re after the most bang for your many bucks so you concentrate your ads late in the game hoping for a close, down-to-the-wire finish and a huge audience. The last thing you want is a lopsided game; one teamContinue reading “Super Bowl power outage saves advertisers’ bacon”

Controversial but successful ads; Super Bowl and otherwise

It’s Super Bowl Weekend; a mid-winter (if the groundhog is correct) fest of sports, food and beer and when those things are present you know advertising can’t be too far behind. There is always great buzz about the Super Bowl ads with some being “leaked” prior to the game. But this year the promotions seemContinue reading “Controversial but successful ads; Super Bowl and otherwise”

Grey Cup turns 100, but not the same as a C-Cup, Justin Bieber at half-time

Tomorrow is the 100th Grey Cup, the championship game of the Canadian Football League. Unlike the Super Bowl we don’t use Roman numerals to indicate how many times the Cup has been played for – “Grey Cup C” just doesn’t work. Maybe “C-Cup in Grey” would be better as we lads are always fond ofContinue reading “Grey Cup turns 100, but not the same as a C-Cup, Justin Bieber at half-time”