Musings: Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Like you, we enjoy TV commercials that make us laugh out loud. An Eighth Muse favorite right now is Geico’s “Do Dogs Chase Cats?” and All State’s “Mayhem Man”, which The Chicago Tribune recently wrote about.  Hey, who knew insurance could be funny? Or creative – actually, the ad agency behind the spots are the […]

Drunk Stoned…A Lively Reminder of Forgotten Era

A hip, subversive, and often bawdy publication, the National Lampoon magazine was – popularity wise – The Onion of it’s time, bursting onto the scene in April 1970 before delivering a career-launching theater production (Lemmings), sending key contributors to a then-emerging Saturday Night Live, and releasing a comedy classic in Animal House. But like a […]