From Target to 7-Eleven, Domo Delights in State-side Appearances

Meet Domo. The brown lumpy character, mascot of Japan’s giant public television and radio broadcasting organization NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation in English), is now appearing at 7-Eleven stores near you. As strange as it may seem, it isn’t too far of a stretch to get to how Domo ended up… more »

Zen and the Art of Balloon Shaping…

The renaissance in balloon arts gets front page attention in The Wall Street Journal. Check out the inspired work that’s being created these days…

Eye-catching Ad & an Inside Joke

I was watching the Sunday Night Football match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Diego Chargers when a commercial caught my eye. Mind you, I tend not to pay too much attention to commercials during regular season games, so for me to stop and rewind my TiVo was a… more »

Ponderable: Letter Writing of Old Meets Email of Today…

Who would have thought a post about behavioral studies connecting letter writing and emails would turn into a discussion about journal writing and knowing why you do, what you do?

Who is that Guy and Why Should I Care?

During a commercial break between the games I was watching (bouncing between football and baseball) an ad caught my eye. Not because it was particularly well done or funny. I watched a guy in a suit walking around talking about car stuff (clearly I wasn’t paying too close attention), and… more »