marketing & advertising

An index of blog posts tagged ‘marketing & advertising’ here at MarkCz.com.
What is a catheter and why is it stalking me?

What is a catheter and why is it stalking me?

I'm a political/news junkie who works from home, so the TV on my desk is often tuned to MSNBC. While Morning Joe, The Daily Rundown, Jansing & Co., Andrea Mitchell Reports, The Cycle and the rest are sweeping through the hours like the sun across the sky, the TV...

‘Mad Men’ Season 5: I give up

‘Mad Men’ Season 5: I give up

As Maureen Ryan wrote yesterday at TV Squad, Mad Men Season 5 is now postponed until 2012. Difficult negotiations are reportedly in progress over product placement, cast cuts, and trimming two minutes of each Mad Men episode's length. [includeme...

RockMelt browser: Facebook privacy issues?

RockMelt browser: Facebook privacy issues?

There's a new Web browser being released today. The RockMelt browser is being financed by Marc Andreessen's venture capital firm. Andreessen, you may recall, co-founded Netscape. Here's today's New York Times story: "Web Browsing Takes a Social Turn." [includeme...

Suryia the Orangutan’s Robitussin commercial

Suryia the Orangutan’s Robitussin commercial

So I'm watching Countdown with Keith Olbermann the other night when I see a commercial which shows an orangutan in a pharmacy aisle using a Droid X smartphone and buying Robitussin® cough medicine. This was a lot to process. My first reaction was concern that the...

Pomplamoose: Music duo going viral via social media

Pomplamoose: Music duo going viral via social media

Early yesterday morning, I heard an interesting On The Media special about the future of the music industry. Long story short, it's floundering. Back then, I had never heard of Pomplamoose. Update: Pomplamoose show Beginning January 18, 2011, a live webcast show --Hey...

‘Mad Men’ marathon, Monday on AMC

‘Mad Men’ marathon, Monday on AMC

Amy and I have just caught ourselves up with Mad Men, the AMC series centered around a Madison Avenue advertising firm in the early 1960s. We watched Season 1 and Season 2 on DVD via Netflix. Season 3 premieres Sunday, August 16 at 9 p.m. Central. Tomorrow (Monday,...

Amy Czerniec and the dog that broke her heart

Amy Czerniec and the dog that broke her heart

(Above: Amy, circled, at launch event for Y-LinK: Young Leaders in Kenosha.) Amy called me around 12:30 on Monday afternoon. I wasn't surprised that she was crying, but I did not anticipate exactly what triggered it. "That damn dog," she sobbed. "How do they know?"...

AIG’s $62 billion loss, and a little trouble sleeping

Remember this anxious, sleepless little feller? Today the New York Times describes how AIG (American International Group) is "preparing to report a $62 billion loss on Monday, the biggest quarterly loss in history." After some additional figuring, AIG — already almost...

Snuggie, Slanket, Heat Surge: My TV monk life

Snuggie, Slanket, Heat Surge: My TV monk life

The Great Recession and its effect on our household budget have started producing some bizarre yearnings in me — especially when combined with the influence of our TV set. This began with a video that arrived here from Netflix. I don't know how it got added to our...

Oprah Winfrey snow globe

Oprah Winfrey snow globe

Apart from losing my job this morning, my biggest disappointment was that Steve Dahl never got around to reading Christopher Borrelli's outstanding Tribune story about the amazing and wondrous Oprah Winfrey Show snow globe, available at the Oprah Winfrey store. (The...

marketing & advertising

An index of blog posts tagged ‘marketing & advertising’ here at MarkCz.com.

What is a catheter and why is it stalking me?

I'm a political/news junkie who works from home, so the TV on my desk is often tuned to MSNBC. While Morning Joe, The Daily Rundown, Jansing & Co., Andrea Mitchell Reports, The Cycle and the rest are sweeping through the hours like the sun across the sky, the TV...

‘Mad Men’ Season 5: I give up

As Maureen Ryan wrote yesterday at TV Squad, Mad Men Season 5 is now postponed until 2012. Difficult negotiations are reportedly in progress over product placement, cast cuts, and trimming two minutes of each Mad Men episode's length. [includeme...

RockMelt browser: Facebook privacy issues?

There's a new Web browser being released today. The RockMelt browser is being financed by Marc Andreessen's venture capital firm. Andreessen, you may recall, co-founded Netscape. Here's today's New York Times story: "Web Browsing Takes a Social Turn." [includeme...

Suryia the Orangutan’s Robitussin commercial

So I'm watching Countdown with Keith Olbermann the other night when I see a commercial which shows an orangutan in a pharmacy aisle using a Droid X smartphone and buying Robitussin® cough medicine. This was a lot to process. My first reaction was concern that the...

Pomplamoose: Music duo going viral via social media

Early yesterday morning, I heard an interesting On The Media special about the future of the music industry. Long story short, it's floundering. Back then, I had never heard of Pomplamoose. Update: Pomplamoose show Beginning January 18, 2011, a live webcast show --Hey...

‘Mad Men’ marathon, Monday on AMC

Amy and I have just caught ourselves up with Mad Men, the AMC series centered around a Madison Avenue advertising firm in the early 1960s. We watched Season 1 and Season 2 on DVD via Netflix. Season 3 premieres Sunday, August 16 at 9 p.m. Central. Tomorrow (Monday,...

Amy Czerniec and the dog that broke her heart

(Above: Amy, circled, at launch event for Y-LinK: Young Leaders in Kenosha.) Amy called me around 12:30 on Monday afternoon. I wasn't surprised that she was crying, but I did not anticipate exactly what triggered it. "That damn dog," she sobbed. "How do they know?"...

AIG’s $62 billion loss, and a little trouble sleeping

Remember this anxious, sleepless little feller? Today the New York Times describes how AIG (American International Group) is "preparing to report a $62 billion loss on Monday, the biggest quarterly loss in history." After some additional figuring, AIG — already almost...

Snuggie, Slanket, Heat Surge: My TV monk life

The Great Recession and its effect on our household budget have started producing some bizarre yearnings in me — especially when combined with the influence of our TV set. This began with a video that arrived here from Netflix. I don't know how it got added to our...

Oprah Winfrey snow globe

Apart from losing my job this morning, my biggest disappointment was that Steve Dahl never got around to reading Christopher Borrelli's outstanding Tribune story about the amazing and wondrous Oprah Winfrey Show snow globe, available at the Oprah Winfrey store. (The...

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