Penguins, Viagra and Soccer

A recent piece in the New York Times addressed the declining African Penguin population. These guys are down 60% over the last few years and scientists are struggling to determine the reason. In an American zoo the pairing of two such penguins started off slowly, but they seem to be making progress now. I haveContinue reading “Penguins, Viagra and Soccer”

Evolution of the Ubiquitous Pub Bumper Sticker

There used to be a bumper-sticker¬† that many bars posted as a joke. It was about a guy’s pondering¬† his chances of getting lucky, hooking-up, whatever term was in fashion at the time, and his desire to “cut to the chase”.¬† Below is a short evolution of that sign. DCMontreal is a Montreal writer bornContinue reading “Evolution of the Ubiquitous Pub Bumper Sticker”

Weekly Writing Challenge: Image vs. Text – Viagra advertisement

The Weekly Writing Challenge offered the theme of Image vs. Text this week. This brought advertising to my mind. The concept of what is called direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs differs greatly in Canada when compared to the United States. In the US these ads provide details on what the drug treats and then goContinue reading “Weekly Writing Challenge: Image vs. Text – Viagra advertisement”