A Black And White Knight

“The biblical account of Noah’s Ark and the Flood is perhaps the most implausible story for fundamentalists to defend. Where, for example, while loading his ark, did Noah find penguins and polar bears in Palestine?” –Judith Hayes The Norwegian King’s Guard has a mascot. Sir Nils Olav II. He is also a penguin. It seems … [Read more…]

Cosi And Marketing

“No great marketing decisions have even been made on quantitative data.” –John Scully I’m trying to get some work done while in Chicago and a Cosi seemed like the best place to get a quiet seat and some free Wifi. I connect and it automatically takes me to the Cosi web page, which has prominently … [Read more…]


“I’ve never canceled a subscription to a newspaper because of bad cartoons or editorials. If that were the case, I wouldn’t have any newspapers or magazines to read.” -Richard M. Nixon Sometimes candidates for office come up with new and creative ideas to spread their message, attract voters, and raise money. Howard Dean pushed grassroots … [Read more…]