Turkeys Can’t Fly?

If you enjoy laughing, you no doubt already know what we’re referring to here…and it was all happening ‘Live’ in front of the “Buckeye Newshawk Award” Winner, Les Nessman!

Easily one of the funnier, and more memorable Thanksgiving Day sitcom scenarios, we’re admittedly drawn back to watch the WKRP in Cincinnati clip every year as Thanksgiving draws near. Not surprisingly, we find it as funny today, as the night it first aired.

“As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.”

What’s less funny, of course, is when we can liken our own ill-planned marketing experiences to tossing turkeys from a helicopter flying our name or call-sign on a banner.

There’s absolutely something to be said for the gratification that comes with finally launching a new campaign. Likewise the rush of at times throwing caution to the wind and pushing something out that wasn’t researched and vetted can be extraordinary. Extraordinary until you realize Continue reading “Turkeys Can’t Fly?”

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I Won’t Back Down

You didn’t have to be alive, nor even near a radio, or television in ’89 to know the song the song today…or to know who sang it.

Credit: Paul R. Giunta/Getty via Rolling Stone

Amid so many other tragic incidents in recent days, the rumored (and largely unsubstantiated at time of writing) passing of one of the greats only adds to the list of grieving.

Despite which version of the meaning of Tom Petty‘s hit you believe, the message carries and has bridged more Continue reading “I Won’t Back Down”

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