Archive for the ‘marketing’ Category

Red Wine: An Analysis of Health’s Red Herring

I freak out about the “red wine is good for you” misconception, blame science press releases.

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Should We Allow Market Conversations With Minors?

Tweet Sympathetically incensed by this post on DadWagon.com entitled, “Dear General Mills: Fuck You”, I started giving some thought to the problem of highly child-attractive packaging selling food that even pigeons would reject. The kind of food for which it seems that the lower the cost of the ingredients, the greater the expenditure on marketing […]

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Why The Interstate Battery Warranty is Worthless

Interstate’s battery warranty may be “impressive” as stated, but what happens when retailers won’t cooperate to fulfill it?

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Costume, Culture, and Coterie

Why can we so often successfully stereotype people who make up a given subculture?

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