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Mardi Gras is A Holiday

Is your business observing Mardi Gras this year? When I first moved to Mobile in 2000, our workplace took the day off for Mardi Gras. It was a "floating" holiday, something we could decide at the...
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Peyton Manning's Shameless Plug

It was a dull game, and the ads weren't all that. We should have waited for the best moments, which came after it was over. Losing QB Cam Newton cut short his press conference , and winning QB...
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Touchdown: Parents!

This ad made me so grateful NOT to have been born in late October/early November, and a bit before the Super Bowl Era.  These are kids singing about being conceived after (during?)...
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NPR Does a Story on Mobile's Mardi Gras

Some #MobileLove from National Public Radio on Monday morning, as a segment from the network's  Morning Edition  program focused on our own Mardi Gras traditions. A nice story...
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Bel Air Mall to Teens: You're Not Welcome Here

Have you ever been kicked out of a business? Accused of something you didn't do? Punished because you were the wrong color, or the wrong age, or the wrong gender? That's precisely what The Shoppes...
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Have You Seen Mobile's New Tourism Ads?

When I saw Visit Mobile's new slogan a few months back, it was one of those "duh" moments. As in why didn't we think of this sooner?  Mobile -- Born to Celebrate! That's too...
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Kim Kardashian Did a Twitter Poll...

More people voted in this silly Twitter poll than voted in the Iowa caucuses -- you know, the thing that will help decide America's future. I'm worried for our country.   WAIT new poll....
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The Most Interesting Man... Retiring?

Rumor has it that "The Most Interesting Man in the World" ad campaign will be retired after one final commercial... during the Super Bowl. According to Deadline.com , the 10-year-old campaign...
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There's Just One Copy of Super Bowl I... The NFL Doesn't Want It?

Super Bowl 50 is this weekend. The NFL, which has used roman numerals all along, went with the actual 5-0 this time, maybe because 'Super Bowl L' just didn't look right in a sport that focuses on...
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Citizens Arrest: Cop Pulled Over for Speeding

In Greater Miami, a woman turned the tables and pulled over a cop for speeding. That's right, she pulled him over! She told him he was going 90 mph and lectured him about setting an example. And...
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