Yes, Please …

Foodstuffs conglomerate Kraft Heinz Co. is thinking outside of the box with its Super Bowl promotional plans, Bloomberg’s Craig Giammona reports:

Kraft Heinz Co. plans to give all of its salaried U.S. employees the day off following the Super Bowl, a move that the food giant hopes will generate more publicity than buying a 30-second ad for millions of dollars.

The idea is to relieve workers from dragging themselves into the office on the Monday after the game — a day that’s notorious for absenteeism — while promoting the notion of a post-Super Bowl holiday. Kraft Heinz declined to say how much the gambit will cost, but it involves giving a free vacation day to thousands of employees.

SE2 Hiring a Director of Client Services

Integrated marketing communications agency SE2 is hiring a Director of Client Services:

We are looking for a highly skilled, enthusiastic Director of Client Services who can manage our account team, enhance client relationships and help grow the organization. This is a leadership position in a dynamic company committed to doing great work for issue-oriented clients including health, education, policy and more.

Who Said It, President Trump or Dear Leader?


It turns out that President Trump and Kim Jung-Il, former Supreme Leader of North Korea, share an unorthodox approach to braggadocio. Can you guess which of them said each of the following statements?

1. I was a prodigy who could drive at age 3 and was winning yacht races at age 9.

2. My fingers are long and beautiful, as, it has been well documented, are various other parts of my body.

3. I penned six operas in two years – “all of which are better than any in the history of music.”

4. If we are provoked by our enemies, I will not hesitate to slap them with a pre-emptive nuclear strike.

5. My IQ is one of the highest in the world.

6. I shot 38 under par in a round of golf, and that included 11 holes in one.

7. I declared an official “National Day of Patriotic Devotion” to celebrate my leadership.

8. It’s very hard for people to attack me on looks because I’m so good looking.


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Perhaps He Stayed a Month Too Long …

Longtime sports announcer Brent Musburger has announced his retirement, and the Associated Press included this nugget in his farewell coverage:

“Both Musburger and ESPN say his recent Sugar Bowl comments criticized as being insensitive to a female assault victim had nothing to do with his exit.”

You can get the backstory on his cringeworthy 2017 Sugar Bowl comments, as well as his cringeworthy 2013 BCS Championship Game comments.