Inspiration and Ideas


August 14, 2014

Proud Uncle Bids Goodbye To Teen-age Fast Horse

John’s going back on the beat after seven years at Fast Horse.

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July 7, 2014

Old Cars And Jumpsuits

John shares an annual family tradition full of vintage cars and jumpsuits: The Great Race.

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June 5, 2014

Goodbye To The Best Tree Ever

John bids goodbye to an oddly magnificent silver maple that provided endless amusement to kids and cats in his backyard.

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May 7, 2014

Where’s Tipper Gore When You Need Her?

John has been listening to some filthy music that somehow escaped the attention of the censors. Maybe it’s time for some more warning labels.

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April 9, 2014

5 Things Selling Vacuum Cleaners Taught Me About Media Relations

How John Reinan’s summer job peddling cleaning machines prepared him for pitching the New York Times.

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March 11, 2014

Kim Novak Treatment Shows How Low Twitter Will Go

The reclusive Hollywood legend came out of retirement for what should have been a display of warm appreciation. Instead, she became a victim of the bitter and shallow Twitterverse.

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February 10, 2014

The Wall Street Journal Goes Big On Video

The nation’s leading business publication is betting big on video coverage. Our John Reinan discovered that first-hand at the International Builders’ Show.

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January 2, 2014

Death By Google: Tech Giant Kills Another Useful App

Bump is dead, another victim of Google’s drive to bring start-up talent under its roof — while discarding the products that talent developed on the outside.

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December 6, 2013

From Girdles To Shapewear: A Sexy Case of Rebranding

Seeking a Christmas present for my wife, I recently ventured into the intimate apparel section of the Macy’s store in […]

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November 14, 2013

Fast Horse Wins Global SABRE Award

Our client, Marvin Windows and Doors, did the work. We told their story. Result: Fast Horse scores a win in the world’s premier public relations awards competition.

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