Founding Fathers (must have arm around at least 1 slave they owned) Civil Rights Leaders (must be smiling, acting civil) U.S. Presidents (looking apologetic if they had extramarital sex) President Trump (surrounded by tanks, heavy fortifications) Early Industrialists/Robber Barons (kneeling, looking sorrowful for their greed) Native Americans (only side … More Politically Correct Statue List
Don’t you hate it when your media pitch plunges into the sea like a failed rocket launch? Sometimes a catchy phrase reaches the stars! In this case, just two words propelled our client Lynn Aronberg to media stardom. Amazing what adding “Trump” to a headline can do for a story. In one week, we had … More Adding ‘Trump Divorce’ to Headline Sparked Client’s Meteoric Rise to Fame
Police stand watch near the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in the center of Emancipation Park the day after the ‘Unite the Right’ rally devolved into violence on Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Cultures once crawled at glacier speed. Today malignant sub-forms are coursing rapaciously … More HEAR YE, HEAR YE: WE’RE ALL AMERICANS! To the Wicked, Warlike Weasels in the Left and Right Fringes: Keep the Fire That Broke Out in Charlottesville from Spreading or George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Stonewall Jackson and Col. Robert E. Lee WILL KICK YOUR ASS!
Jack Paar, star of The Tonight Show in the 1950s-60s, introduced the blonde bombshell with that mammary memorable line: “What can I say about my next guest except . . . Here They Are, Jayne Mansfield. It was a different time … More Here They Are, Jayne Mansfield
The radio waves and wires of AT&T span my life like uncut umbilical cords. I feel like Ma Bell raised me. To this day I’m still grateful and steadfastly obedient to my Ma, loyally subscribing to her unseen land lines and ubiquitous cell phones. Bless her heart, she was my first client in New … More CLIMBING TELEPHONE POLES
When not writing this blog, which provides a measure of therapy during these chaotic times, I do PR for a living. Sometimes I need therapy from the PR that I do. Like after last week’s run-in with a testy Forbes contributor. You see, pitching unconventional ideas to mainstream media occasionally unleashes a fusillade of invective, … More Does Dr. Riobe Have ‘The Answer To Cancer?’ Pitching Alternative Course of Action for Senator McCain Causes Furor at Forbes
Blogging is my therapy. It has kept my spirits up; my attitude buoyant. I prescribe laughter. It’s the best medicine. So I pump humor into my blog. Unless you prefer crying or clenching your teeth, I suggest you laugh more about that malady called politics. But not Stephen Marks. He’s a client of our PR … More THOUGHT MADDEN WAS MAD ABOUT MASHUGANA WASHINGTON? ‘POLITICAL HITMAN’ STEPHEN MARKS IS EVEN ANGRIER