Nougat-indifferent cowphobic drifter. *America's Worst Radio Host* -- The Daily Caller

Garfield at Large: Who Moved My Digital Inventory? — 1,224 US dairy farms went away in 2015. - News item Someone on CNBC called it "quantified cheesing." It's what happens when the government takes action on plunging dairy prices, due to the oversupply of milk, that are forcing dairies out of business left and right. Yep, Uncle Sam to the rescue.

Citizens Disunited — As you know, according to the landmark Citizens United case, political money is a form of protected speech and corporations are people. And because those people happen to be blabbermouths, the Supreme Court's nutty 2010 ruling has amounted to the Broadcast Stations Not Becoming Completely Irrelevant and Going Out of Business Act.

Olympic Ad Doping -- But Who Are The Dopes? — What's your favorite Olympic event so far? Mine is the Modern Bullshit-a-thon. And the new ExxonMobil campaign totally wins the gold. What a wonderful event: an opportunity for viewers around the world to marvel at the nimbleness and raw power of advertising combined with the breathtaking -- dare I say virtuosic?

Mr. Garfield In The Echo Chamber With A Microphone — Please forgive me for posting about media -- not about marketing, not about reach, not about engagement, but something more fundamental. Namely: why bother? I ask this during a moment that I probably should be savoring -- details below -- but which instead has me propelled me into a dark chamber of doubt and despair.

A Discredit To His Place — There's nothing wrong with being an old white guy. Some of my best friends are old white guys. Some of the greatest Americans are old white guys and many of history's most important figures are old white guys. Moses. Aristotle. Benjamin Franklin. Tchaikovsky, Gordie Howe.

Sorry, Stuck In Traffic — While Microsoft (finally) built up its cloud business and Google took over the world with search, Yahoo stood pat on content. Lots and lots of content viewed by lots and lots of people creating lots and lots of ad inventory that got less and less valuable with every passing minute.

Must Reads of the Week: The 'Democratic Disconnect', Erdogan's Turkey, and More — "The citizens of wealthy, established democracies are less satisfied with their governments than they have been at any time since opinion polling began. Most scholars have interpreted this as a sign of dissatisfaction with particular governments rather than with the political system as a whole.

Melania's Rough Draft — Thank you very much. Thank you. You have all been very kind to Donald and me, to our young son Barron, and to our whole family. Ladies and gentlemen, I have a dream. I have a dream that children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by net worth of their parents but by the content of their character.

VH1, Advertisers 0 — To: Julie Lyle, CMO, HH Gregg; Dana Anderson, CMO, Mondelez; Jens-Martin Schwaerzler, president, Henkel Consumer Goods. From: Chris McCarthy, president, VH1 On behalf of VH1 and the entire Viacom family of companies, permit me to express my concerns over the recent program-standards snafu.

G.O.P. S.O.S. 07/11/2016 — Marketing is all about discrimination. The idea is to carve the marketplace into various segments - often demographic, including ethnic ones - and then: Focus special attention on those with a history of patronizing the category, with an offer and message tailored to the segment.
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Aug 29, 2016

Weiner: The fabled hero with prefrontal cortex of clay.

Aug 26, 2016

15 years ago, walking down street. i stop in my tracks. . Ohhhhhh....*Hoooterville.* 

Aug 26, 2016

My 15 year old is in the shower singing Leonard Cohen.

Aug 25, 2016

Ah, so merely self-regarding, childish, boorish and pathetic.. I was concerned he might have been off message. 

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