Pickin Fights

Back in the day, when glossy tech magazines reined supreme, I happened to represent the once pre-eminent publisher in the space. Our client expected a steady diet of non-competitive media attention for its portfolio of titles.To this end, during the Macworld Expo in Boston, we cajoled a couple of beantown TV stations to CompUSA to…… Continue reading Pickin Fights

Behind the Cable Dial

File this under “shameless promotion.”In the mid-1980’s, I thought it would be a cool idea to capture on (3/4” analog) tape the opening montages and closing credits for every TV program that presented a “placement” opportunity for our clients’ people, products and promotions. When edited, the total running time was under ten minutes.If one were…… Continue reading Behind the Cable Dial