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America lost a towering genius this week, and I lost a personal idol. Stan Freberg was a legendary voice-over artist, comedian, satirist, puppeteer, impressionist, recording artist, and songwriter.
by Richard Riis
Comment Count 101 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 02:00 PM PDT with 159 Recommends
Putney Swope and Stan Freberg made me want to create an anti-capitalist ad agency that made nothing but transgressive, subversive advertising, if only to avenge the death of my ...
by annieli
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 01:44 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
American democracy has changed in many ways since 1948, the year that both the Republican and Democratic Parties held the first televised national Conventions in Philadelphia. Using the Democrats' ...
by stancutler
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 05:46 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one” - A.J. Liebling My father Bob Wilson took this to heart, and bought one and started his own newspaper, the Prairie Post of Maroa, ...
by Prairie Post
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 03:59 PM PST with 2 Recommends
129 comments this diary received - all negative (nearly all of the ridicule, sarcasm, flame, rant variety) objected to this personal diary page and my statement on why I don't choose to use it/Kos ...
by redslider
Comment Count 129 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 12:38 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Considering how often we write Top Comments (someone does it every night 365 days a year), where do all the ideas come from? All over the place. Tonight mine came from here , a comment I ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 63 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2015 at 07:00 PM PST with 46 Recommends
On this date in 1986, one of the most powerful public service ads in television history, featuring a beloved stage and screen actor speaking from the grave, was aired for the first time. When ...
by Richard Riis
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 01:22 PM PST with 36 Recommends
by Walter Brasch “Branding! We have to make you a brand!” “I’m not cattle,” I told my sometimes faux foil assistant Marshbaum, who had just burst into my office. “And if you think I’
by brasch
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 11:41 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I've been waiting for an opportunity to post my first Diary. I have worked in Internet related concerns for the last 20+ years, and I have seen privacy threats come and go. News I heard last night ...
by Yedmundi
Comment Count 61 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 10:48 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one” - A.J. Liebling My father Bob Wilson took this to heart, and bought one and started his own newspaper, the Prairie Post of Maroa, ...
by Prairie Post
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 05:16 PM PST with 4 Recommends
A recent email / petition from CREDO said: General Mills’ Vanilla, Chocolate and Cinnamon Chex boxes all proudly display a label ... “no high fructose corn syrup.” ...These General Mills ...
by workingwords
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 07:32 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one” - A.J. Liebling My father Bob Wilson took this to heart, and bought one and started his own newspaper, the Prairie Post of Maroa, ...
by Prairie Post
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Dec 27, 2014 at 04:08 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Like most people who have ever ordered anything over the Internet, my e-mail inbox overflows every day with holiday advertising, many of which tout their "holiday gift guides." Like most people I ...
by TexasBill
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 05:34 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Sen, Mary Landrieu Louisiana Senate race, 2014, General election Landrieu (D) 42.08 Cassidy (R) 40.97 Maness (R) 13.76 Clements (R) 0....
by kos
Comment Count 102 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 01:17 PM PST with 43 Recommends
The Montana Auto Museum is housed in the Old Montana Prison in Deer Lodge, Montana. The museum displays more than 150 automobiles. In addition, there are some displays of old automobile advertising.
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST with 20 Recommends
I was watching the Packers defeat the Vikings this afternoon and my jaw dropped after seeing an ad for Cialis air during the game which played in the early afternoon. I've seen those ads (and ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 105 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 07:00 PM PST with 45 Recommends
Why does the Daily Kos serve up pro NRA ads and support Pat Toomey ads? If there's something I'm missing here, kindly educate me.
by isaly
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 09:30 AM PST with 0 Recommends
False and misleading claims have been around just as long as we have been trading with other humans. Most societies evolve mores regarding trade in order to prevent the bloodshed that results from ...
by Earth Accounting
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 04:14 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I have been posting comments about this concept for more years and I can remember. Friday night, November 7, 2014, Bill Maher brought it up in his final segment of the show, Real Time. He asked ...
by HashHoward
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 09:46 AM PST with 0 Recommends
I was fascinated by lowkell 's breakdown of who sees a broadcast ad on metro DC television in yesterday's progressive state blog roundup. The problem of spending big bucks to buy broadcast time ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 05:21 AM PST with 7 Recommends