Logo of the Week

So, this is Advertising Week in New York City.  It’s an orgy of self-congratulation, plus a rather obvious PR effort to remind the city of the importance of the brainwashing-for-profit industry.  One of their goals this year is also “serving as the primary catalyst to create New York City’s first public high school dedicated to advertising and media . . . the High School for Innovation, Advertising & Media in Canarsie, Brooklyn.”  What will they name this new academy?  Big Brother High?  Will their basketball team be the Fighting Focus Groupers?

In any event, you have to give Advertising Week’s organizers credit for one thing:  They have the most apt and honest logo you’re likely to see for a while:


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As gratifying to me as it is to see the thesis of economic inequality brought to the popular fore by the OWS crowd, I wonder what the TCT position on the phenomenon is.

Michael Dawson

TCT is also gratified to see it, Martin. There is some danger in targeting bankers and Wall Street instead of all capitalists, but one has to choose somebody to go after.

The key to it all will be whether the OWSers feed or attack Zerobama and the Dimbots. If they can scandalize and protest the Dimbos, they will find staying power and a path to coherence and clear demands.

Michael Dawson

One also harbors hopes for an effort to turn Charlotte 2012 into another Chicago 1968…