Tag: creativity

Jul 30

Guilty Pleasures

Some random thoughts on a Sunday morning: I’m sitting here, wondering how many more steps am I going to have to take to offset the fact that I indulged in a childhood craving for blueberry PopTarts™ this morning, which started me thinking about guilty pleasures – you know, those things we know we shouldn’t do, …

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Apr 16

Jeff Varner’s Employer Votes Itself Off United’s PR Crisis Island

So, buried under all the other drama of The Week That Was came this little PR nugget that largely passed under the collective radar of many of us who don’t feel the need to wallow in the less admirable aspects of human nature: Jeff Varner, a contestant on CBS’ reality competition show “Survivor,” gets fired …

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May 08

Sunday Coffee Contemplations: Election Commercials Killed Creativity

Brace yourself: it’s election season, and advertisers are beginning to demonstrate an absolute lack of imagination by trotting out election-themed commercials, led by Burger King and Kentucky Fried Chicken. As if the real politicians aren’t off-putting enough, we’re now forced to endure fake election debates over the merits of food that many of us don’t …

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Dec 10

Sunday Coffee Contemplations: Battling the Blog

Why is it so hard to write a blog post? I have my own personal blog (obviously, you’re reading it), plus my company blog, and to top it off, I teach writing to aspiring PR professionals. Should be a breeze, right? Except that it isn’t. Just look at how long it’s been since my last …

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