Still Not Buying it, Carl

Carl’s Jr. has a reputation. Depending on what side of the evolutionary divide you sit on, it’s not a terribly good one. For 15 years, the fast-food restaurant has built its advertising around hot girls eating burgers in as few clothes as the FCC would allow. (When we say hot, let’s be clear—we’re mostly talking ...

Is this thing on?

It has been over two years since my last blog post.  And I don’t apologize. I stopped blogging about marketing, branding, and emerging technologies because I was tired. Plain and simple. I was tired of feeling like I *had* to have an opinion on everything. I was tired of slogging through news and other posts ...

Libraries: the OG Internet

My first job was as an editorial assistant at a textbook company. Along with sorting through the slush pile, I was also responsible for fact checking and verifying excerpts to be reprinted in anthologies and collections. Though not quite in the days before the Internet, this was before massive quantities of content had been digitized. ...