The Innocence of Pink

the decadence of aubergine Redoubtable? "To the women of America... No, wait: to the women everywhere: Banish the black! burn the blue ! and bury the beige! From now on …. Think Pink! Think Pink when you shop for summer clothes! Think Pink! Think Pink when you want that "quelque chose"! " The redoubtable Kay … Continue reading The Innocence of Pink

Something I don’t normally do…

... is post something short, sweet, non-dyspeptic and by someone else. But, goldarnnit, the someone else here is J Walter Thompson, the venerable ad agency, the original "Mad Men" blue-suited dinosaur that's updated its DNA and partnered with Tourism Toronto to create a soul-stirring 60-second promotional video (actually, an entire campaign) about my hometown that … Continue reading Something I don’t normally do…

Gee, don’t come rushing at me all at once, like a Handel chorus

Well! (he spluttered). This is a fine how-d'you do! I work myself to the bone getting all sacrilegious, spend literally minutes in Photoshop desecrating the memory of possibly the 10th-greatest plummy English contralto who ever lived, blend it half-heartedly together into a veritable smoothie of sophomoric humor that would make a reader of Harvard Lampoon blush, and what … Continue reading Gee, don’t come rushing at me all at once, like a Handel chorus

Low-paw Entertainment: Never forget how good I am to you

An interim post while I think of something, anything, more interesting to throw your way.   My life is largely absorbed with how to entertain, impress, and otherwise get you to validate me.  So how about a little appreciation.  Well, then, here we go, and it's probably more impressive than you expected.  Which is a … Continue reading Low-paw Entertainment: Never forget how good I am to you