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Another Super Bowl Sunday

February 4, 2018
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          As the big game approaches, what do you look forward to most as a fan? 1. Your team winning (subliminal message: Eagles, Eagles, Eagles, sorry Pats fans) 2. A good…

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It’s Official Now- The Internet Is More Annoying Than Television Ever Was.

January 9, 2018
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The votes are in and, Yes!, the Internet is now considered to be more irritating, obnoxious and intruding than television in its heyday ever was. The Internet was originally designed to be a tool of…

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9 Unique cures for life’s most constipating moments

November 7, 2016
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I took a break from Netflix one evening to tune into network television. The show I was watching stunk but I noticed a plethora of commercials advertising products claiming to treat constipation. This led my mind into the latrine…

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Show Biz And Marriage

October 28, 2016
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I must confess that it is really difficult to describe some of the wacky commercial shoots I work on to the average civilian, let alone my wife. I have been on sets where we: stuffed…

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The Reluctant Actor Singer

October 3, 2016
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As I sat in my 5th Grade English class, I slapped both hands over my mouth to prevent words, begging to be released, from erupting. I didn’t want to hurt her feelings, but I also…

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The Speed Of Hollywood

September 6, 2016
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I was working on a commercial on the grounds of CAA’s World Headquarters, marveling at how many stories of glass and concrete a small group of people could afford who make their living off the…

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Get That Bear An Agent

September 10, 2014
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Okay, by now you have probably gathered that I am highly impressionable and easily swayed by what I see on TV, which is dangerous since I work as a sound mixer on commercials. I recently…

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Finally, a morning win

April 25, 2014
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I watch a lot of crappy commercials all day long, being a lady of leisure and all. These commercials are engineered toward stay at home moms mostly, and the majority are completely off the mark.…

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Perfect Polly the Pretend Parakeet

October 2, 2013
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What do you do when your sweet old mother wants a pet but you don’t think she can handle the responsibility anymore?  You get her a moving stuffed bird called Perfect Polly.  Yep, the battery-operated…

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Prescription Sleep Aids May Cure Insomnia…Permanently

February 1, 2013
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As an insomniac, I am awake during the middle of the night to see the brilliantly placed commercials for prescription sleep aids. Most of these drugs warn that one of their potential side effects may…

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