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Don’t Miss Your Chance To Win A Box Of SweeTango Apples
July 29, 2011


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Next Big Thing, a growers cooperative, is giving fans a chance to win one of the first boxes of SweeTango apples to come off the trees this fall. Fast Horse is helping the cooperative launch and market the SweeTango — and we’re happy to promote this great giveaway.

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ClearChannel And Jennifer Lopez Bungle Big Radio Announcement
July 14, 2011


Jennifer Lopez’s big announcement on the ‘Today’ show isn’t what it seems and Ann Curry is not amused. For ClearChannel, it was a blown opportunity to make a big splash for the launch of I Heart Radio and a related music festival.

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I Followed Google Maps Navigation And Almost Died In The Rockies
June 21, 2011


Here’s a story of how I discovered, painfully, that technology has its limits. It’s a reminder that when you lose cell service in the mountains, Google Maps Navigation will also lose its connection. And like a stubborn guy at the wheel, the Google navigation system won’t admit it’s lost until you’re really, really lost.

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Five Strange Mascots I Could Live Without
May 27, 2011


The recent campaign to try to force Ronald McDonald into retirement got me thinking about what other mascots I could live without. As it turns out, there are plenty!

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Highlights From The White House Correspondents’ Dinner
May 4, 2011


The White House Donald Trump Correspondents Dinner

In what could have easily been a special on Comedy Central, the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Dinner had my boyfriend and me laughing out loud. I have always found the childlike behavior during the State of The Union address particularly entertaining, but this was flat-out funny.

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The Situation Gets Roasted
March 17, 2011


My Tuesday evening was spent watching The Roast of Donald Trump on Comedy Central. I was one of 3.5 million […]

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Seven Shocking Vintage Ads
February 21, 2011


Desperately needing new inspiration for a blog post, I found a website featuring a collection of ridiculous vintage cigarette ads. I did some digging on my own, and found that unbelievable vintage ads weren’t restricted to the cigarette industry.

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Oscar Means Business
January 28, 2011


It probably comes as no surprise to most that an Oscar nomination usually means a big bump at the box […]

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CES 2011 A to Z
January 6, 2011


Today marks the opening of the exhibition floor at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. To honor the […]

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Some Guy Named Bob Filipczak Can Help You Get Home
December 10, 2010


The one good thing that I was able to take away from the snowstorm was an introduction to the amazingly well-groomed MnDOT traffic Twitter account. Labeled as the ‘official Mn/DOT Twitter feed for Minneapolis/St. Paul traffic accidents,’ accidents are posted to the account in virtually real-time, and even more impressive, tweets are actually removed when the accident is cleared.

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