September 22, 2017 RSS feed / Commentary

Mascots in Commercials

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

I saw Big Al, the Alabama furry elephant mascot, in two commercials recently. I have no idea what financial arrangement mascots have. More...

Too young to be called “Pops”

40–Something

My 14-year-old son has taken to calling me “Pops” lately, and I really hate it.  Pops is a name for a grandfather or a blues musician. I have no musical talent, blues or otherwise. More...

Older and maybe a little wiser

I’m just saying...

Is it my imagination or are the actors on those “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” commercials getting younger?  I used to look at those advertisements and think of my grandmother and then, as time went by, my mother. More...