Archives for July 21, 2009

Dear Sprite, Porn Belongs in a Porn Store NOT in an AD

So word on the advertising street is that there is a new German Sprite advertisement that has been banned from televisions. It’s basically about a girl giving oral sex to some dude, except his…parts…happen to be a Sprite bottle.

My main question?

Is it real? Or is it fake?

I’ve been waiting on the news wires for a statement from the Coca-Cola Company to pop out, but [Read more…]

Closer to the Death of Print: Barnes & Noble opens e-book store

Image by John Brock via Panoramio

Barnes and Noble, the happiest place on earth according to me, has finally done it – they’ve opened an e-book store. Move over Kindle, you have competition.

With 700,000 titles and growing, the company is offering 500,000 of those for FREE via a partnership with Google Books.

My biggest concern, which is more like a question – does this mean another [Read more…]

{Tickled Pink} Un bel di, vedremo…

“Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime,
Therefore, we are saved by hope.
Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history;
Therefore, we are saved by faith.
Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone.
Therefore, we are saved by love.
No virtuous act is quite a virtuous from the standpoint of our friend or foe as from our own;
Therefore, we are saved by the final form of love which is forgiveness.”

– Reinhold Niebuhr 

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