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Cleverest Ads Ever

No matter how we try to avoid them, to paraphrase Jeff Goldblum’s characer in Jurassic Park, “ads will find a way.” So the least they can do is show us a little respect, make us laugh or think, or both, for … Continue reading

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Thinky Stuff

I love smart-funny stuff, and so-dumb-it’s-clever stuff, and “oo, I didn’t see that coming” stuff, and… Come to think of it, I like most thinky stuff. So, here’s a gift for your brain (and heart). Have a thinky weekend! Click … Continue reading

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Clever Critters

Just for fun, and because, well, animals. Have a great weekend! Click on any image to enlarge it, to read caption, or to begin slide show.

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Cleverest Ads Ever

I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with advertising. Back in the 80s, I was surprised to learn that the makers of Charmin toilet paper actually knew their “Please don’t squeeze the Charmin” commercials were annoying. “It doesn’t matter,” they replied, … Continue reading

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Letting My Geek Flag Fly

“Some are born geeks, some achieve geekness, and others have geekness thrust upon them.” ~with apologies to William (a.k.a. “Willy the Geek”) Shakespeare I wanted so badly to be cool. But throughout my primary school years and into high school … Continue reading

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Why Is “Smart” Marketing So Dumb?

  I’m not impressed with “smart” marketing. I’ve received smart (targeted) ads for: Lacrosse equipment (a sport I have no interest in)—because I bought Lacrosse gear for a nephew who was into it for three months when he was 14 … Continue reading

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Regrets: Do You Have a Few?

Originally posted on A Better Man:
Think back on the past week. What’s your biggest regret? Did you tell a joke that fell completely flat, or walk into the wrong bathroom by mistake? Now think back longer. We’re guessing that…

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Animals: What are They Thinking?

Have you ever wondered what animals are thinking? More than we realize, actually (see facts after pics below). What’s up with these guys? (Click on any image to enlarge, or to start slide show) Did you know that… Cats imitate … Continue reading

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