At Least Metamucil Isn’t Doing Sports Marketing

Tor from “Torwegian” notes with disapproval the ChiSox’ new stadium : With some corporate marketing people, you just can fix stupid or financially desperate. Count among them White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf, quoted by WGN-TV: “We are pleased to find, in Guaranteed Rate, a new naming rights partner founded […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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NARN At The Fair!

Today, the Northern Alliance Radio Network – America’s first grass-roots talk radio show – is on the air! I’l be on live from the Minnesota State Fair from 1-3PM today this afternoon, live at the AM1280 booth on Machinery Hill! . Today on the show: GUESTS Don’t forget – […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Gloriously Justifiable Homicide

Gloriously Justifiable Homicide

Gawker is dead. You could read their sniveling, responsibility-denying self-post-mortem … …or you could let Sean Davis do it for you: Gawker is dead; let us dance on its rank, festering grave. I only hope that someone in my life I get the chance to pelt Nick Denton with […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Planning

Planning

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails in re tomorrow’s “Gun Buyback for Artists” in Minneapolis: Minneapolis is having a gun buy-back [tomorrow]. I’m thinking of dumping some relics from my gun locker. I need SITD readers to check my reasoning. After Hillary is elected, the economy collapses and the […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Remora

SCENE: Mitch BERG is has just picked up a pound of coffee beans from the neighborhood coffee shop. As he leaves, he notices Avery LIBRELLE sitting at a table. BERG tries to look smaller, and starts to slink past to get to the door – but LIBRELLE notices him. […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Dilemma

On the one hand: cocktails good. On the other hands: “cocktail culture” bad. And the effluvia of “cocktail culture?” Just plain silly . Although two thubs up to the entrepreneurs involved! Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Negotiation

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: Asylum seekers legally prohibited from working, decline voluntary work that generate favorable PR, demand minimum wage instead. Gee, maybe Mark Dayton can talk to Angela Merkel about getting some of those folks to move here. Soon they’ll be going door to door for […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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