Hills Girls Show Up at Bhutto Funeral a Day Too Late

Eager to win their share of the “totally A-list” media coverage surrounding the death of Benazir Bhutto, Lauren Conrad and Heidi Montag of “The Hills” briefly set aside their differences to travel to Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, Pakistan, for the assassinated leader’s funeral services. Fellow cast member Audrina Patridge also made the flight to Karachi. Only […]

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The Limitations of Creative Commons

Inspired by a post by my friend Bill Green at Black Star Rising, I decided to write my own rant on the limitations of Creative Commons. It obviously struck a nerve, as it hit the Digg homepage and made the social-network rounds. Check it out. And if you’re so inspired, Digg It.

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Pick of the Thicket 12.21.07

Want to be a pick? Submit your story! 400 global warming deniers can’t be wrong — can they? (Senate.gov) Best TV show titles of 2007 (Adland) An advertising parable for the holidays — inspired by Bill Green?? (YouTube) The War Against Contraception (Reno and its Discontents) Five worst press releases of 2007 (Collateral Damage) Branding […]

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Pick of the Thicket 12.20.07

Want to be a pick? Submit your story! Get your custom Red Kettle portrait from Cam Beck (Chaos Scenario) What motivates people to give? (Your PR Guy) Top 10 marketing blunders of 2007 (Collateral Damage) Check out Spin Thicket for more media, marketing and PR links. Subscribe to Media Orchard with Bloglines… Technorati tags: Branding […]

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Pick of the Thicket 12.19.07

Want to be a pick? Submit your story! The Spears sisters won’t stop making babies (TMZ) Sleep.FM, the “Social Alarm Clock” that lets your friends wake you (Business and Networking) PR is not all about relationships (inmedia Blog) Check out Spin Thicket for more media, marketing and PR links. Subscribe to Media Orchard with Bloglines… […]

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Alycia Lane Meltdown! Or Is it Alicia Lane Meltdown? Either Way, People Can’t Get Enough

As of 9:45 a.m. today, we’ve had more than 20,000 folks visit the site in the past 24 hours to see the above image, originally posted way back in May. Why? Because the Britney-esque Philadelphia anchorwoman is at it again. Seems the Photochop above is the top Google image search result for Lane. But we’ve […]

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Alycia Lane Meltdown! Or Is it Alicia Lane Meltdown? Either Way, People Can’t Get Enough

As of 9:45 a.m. today, we’ve had more than 20,000 folks visit the site in the past 24 hours to see the above image, originally posted way back in May. Why? Because the Britney-esque Philadelphia anchorwoman is at it again. Seems the Photochop above is the top Google image search result for Lane. But we’ve […]

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Pick of the Thicket 12.18.07

Want to be a pick? Submit your story! Sports journalists did nothing while drugs ruined baseball (Romenesko) Web-famous TV anchor Alycia Lane arrested for smacking cop (TV Newser) All rappers look alike (Regret the Error) Check out Spin Thicket for more media, marketing and PR links. Subscribe to Media Orchard with Bloglines… Technorati tags: Branding […]

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Pick of the Thicket 12.17.07

Want to be a pick? Submit your story! FEMA fake news conference named year’s worst PR disaster (Huffington Post) Proof that toys can kill you (Consumerist) Sissy Romney cries on Meet the Press (Wonkette) Check out Spin Thicket for more media, marketing and PR links. Subscribe to Media Orchard with Bloglines… Technorati tags: Branding Strategy, […]

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Pick of the Thicket 12.15.07

Want to be a pick? Submit your story! Decline and fall of Western civilization continued: Tila Tequila’s show a hit (MSNBC) The Ukrainian Army wants you! (Break.com) The meaning of Huckenfreude (Atlantic) Check out Spin Thicket for more media, marketing and PR links. Subscribe to Media Orchard with Bloglines… Technorati tags: Branding Strategy, PR, Blogs, […]

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Pick of the Thicket 12.14.07

Want to be a pick? Submit your story! Quentin Tarantino has a conversation with Hayden Panettiere’s boobs(Ninja Dude) Burger King supersizes the misogyny(Marketing Whore) Shame, hypocrisy and steroids (O’Dwyer’s PR Blog) Check out Spin Thicket for more media, marketing and PR links. Subscribe to Media Orchard with Bloglines… Technorati tags: Branding Strategy, PR, Blogs, Journalism, […]

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Scott and Tiffani: One Step Closer to Meeting

Congratulations to my friend Bryce Zabel and his wife Jackie (pictured) for earning a Writers Guild of America nomination for their Pandemic miniseries on the Hallmark Channel. Maybe now Bryce will have the Hollywood juice to introduce me to Tiffani Thiessen like he promised.

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Pick of the Thicket 12.13.07

Want to be a pick? Submit your story! Good luck with that: Italy creates “Mr Prices” ombudsman to stop inflation (Collateral Damage) Murdoch argues in favor of media bias (Spinwatch) Top 10 viral videos of 2007 (Valleywag) Russian computer program fakes chatroom flirting (Reuters) Check out Spin Thicket for more media, marketing and PR links. […]

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