Monthly Archives: October 2008

Mixed Messages

Dan Aykroyd (left) and Joh...

One of my favorite scenes in the Blues Brothers comes when Jake (John Belushi) is confronted by his ex-girlfriend (Carrie Fisher) in a tunnel as he’s making his escape from yet another dicey situation.  Having been stood up at the alter by Jake several years prior, she is in no mood for a discussion of the issues.  She wants action now! Please keep reading

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Mickey Doh

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I saw this morning that McDonald’s is changing the packaging of their products.  They’re using the outside of their “clamshells” in a different way – placing photographs and graphics of their food and ingredients, as well as playful stories and information about the products on the boxes of burgers, fish sandwiches, etc. Hungry for more?

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What is it about some people?  I’m not sure why, once they’ve achieved a position of power, they assume the rules no longer apply to them.  Instead, they’ve become bulletproof – the conventional array of ethical and social behavior is inoperative and they can do whatever the heck they want at will.  Is there anyone of whom you can think that actually lives to tell that tale? Continue reading


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