To All The Bars I’ve Loved Before

In Montreal they have forced bars, pubs, and restaurants to close as we deal with wave two of COVID-19. Please don’t pass judgement, but this has left me with significant free time on my hands (better than my liver, I guess). So idle hands being what they are, and with sincere apologies to Willie NelsonContinue reading “To All The Bars I’ve Loved Before”

Is Volkswagen Ad With Willie Nelson Driving a Good Idea?

I seem to be riding an advertising hobby-horse lately, must be watching too much television. My gripe today is with a Volkswagen Passat ad that has been getting a lot of play recently. Is it such a good idea to show an automobile being driven by an octogenarian who is a strong proponent of theContinue reading “Is Volkswagen Ad With Willie Nelson Driving a Good Idea?”

Rolling Stone; summer magazine experience

As I thought would be the case when I wrote ¬†this blog post, the recent controversial cover of Rolling Stone featuring a photograph of Boston Marathon Bombing suspect¬†Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover resulted in a 20% increase in sales. Despite the fact some very big retail chains refused to sell the August edition of theContinue reading “Rolling Stone; summer magazine experience”