When I grow up I want to be an old woman

That phrase isn’t only the name of a Michelle Shocked song, it’s the theme of a very good commercial. Something got me on a meme of talking about marketing to women this week – including on today’s Hotseat Radio show, so I figure I may as well finish Friday that way. Kaiser Permanente took Michelle’s […]

Obama and Don K Infomercials: Breeding familiarity

The other night after the Obama infomercial, there was a 30 minute infomercial-style video by a local Chevy dealer in Whitefish (not the same dealer that Jim the birthday phone caller works for) on one of the cable channels here in the Flathead Valley. While there were a few rough places, it was a nice, […]

Flip Video: One person’s design is another’s ridiculous annoyance

Recently, I bought my son a Flip Ultra video recorder so he could easily take and send videos of my new granddaughter. If you haven’t seen the Flip video recorder yet, it’s a nifty little device about 4″ tall, 2″ wide and less than an inch thick. Their newest model (which the store didn’t have) […]