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THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOYS

There is a great deal of definitional ”fuzziness” regarding the term viral media. it has become very clear in the world of marketing and media that viral media, is subject to multiple and often conflicting interpretations , with one constant; … Continue reading

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MUTANT NINJA PEPSI

Hit the ”Refresh” button. At least that is what Pepsi will be doing by deciding to not promote their beverages on television during the Super Bowl on February 7, for the first time in twenty-two years. Instead, the Pepsi ┬álineup … Continue reading

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Last One To Leave Turns Out The Lights

A culture of profound boredom.Or a boredom from a lack of profound culture? Critiques of democratic market economies such as that of Theodor Adorno (1903-69), argued that capitalism plied and spoon fed people with the products of a ‘culture industry’, … Continue reading

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A Kick In The Family Jewels

P.C. stands for politically correct … after attending a taping of the show, which reportedly contained edgy humour, Microsoft bosses reneged on its sponsorship deal with Family Guy. Apparently,after seeing a recording of the show, the company stated, “the content … Continue reading

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Conspicuously Inconspicuous Consumption

”But these advertisements, most of them, are something else, too. They are treasures. For one, they are important artifacts in our culture. Woe betide future anthropologists and historians who try to trace the American experience without pondering what, exactly, it … Continue reading

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