December 18, 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, snowmen and snowwomen - it looks like our criticism of Starbucks' bloody decapitated snowpeople has led to some changes from the coffee giant!  Indeed, Starbucks now offers snowpeople with purple scarves in addition to our red-scarved friend.  Now...

December 11, 2013

I love Sara Bareilles.  No, really, I do.  If Sara were like, "Hey, Jim, let's get married, ok?" I'd be like, "Okay, Sara!"  I preface with this love story for the sultry songstress because it helps explain why my ears are super sensitive to her beautiful music; so sen...

November 19, 2013

It's that time of year again: red cups at Starbucks.  The crimson cup is as indicative of the holiday season as manger scenes and Christmas lights, but just when you thought it was safe to go to your local Starbucks to grab a delicious Salted Caramel Mocha or a similar...

December 2, 2012

For the second year in a row, something dramatic has happened at your local Starbucks just in time for the holiday season…MURDER!



Okay, well, not really, but if you buy one of Starbucks’ snowman cookies, you’ll see what I mean.  You see, last year, Starbucks offered a...

March 20, 2012

Before we jump into the heart of this post I’d like to say up front that it’s a bit of a coincidence that I’m writing two posts involving bears back-to-back.  I assure you it wasn’t deliberate - I don’t even like bears that much - it just so happens that companies tend...

December 2, 2011

Oh, Coca-Cola, you brand behemoth, you!  Before I begin, I have to state a basic fact: Coca-Cola, a wonderful company on many levels, knows that one of its strongest assets is its long history of iconic marketing campaigns.  The famous polar bear campaigns (a...

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