Twitter: Big Brother or Consumer Comrade?

A few weeks back, while patronizing a popular mall shoe store, I grew impatient watching three teenage clerks texting away while several customers waited for assistance.  After 10 minutes,  a group of us walked out, and I tweeted my exasperation to no one in particular. Not long after, I found an amazing deal on a popular Chardonnay at… Continue Reading Twitter: Big Brother or Consumer Comrade?

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Burger King Long On Vulgar, Short On Couth

I considered subtitling this “Why I Will Never Visit Burger King Again,” but that seems alarmist. However, I am shocked that BK–even though this is from Singapore and not being used in the US (yet)–OK’d such provocative marketing for a saucy new menu item with such “hard” sell. Literally. With as much subtly as a ton… Continue Reading Burger King Long On Vulgar, Short On Couth

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