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Is it Art or Advertising?

Published on May 2nd, 2013 by Bonnie Patten

In today’s world it is getting tougher all the time to distinguish between marketing materials and art or entertainment. ... Read More


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Craigslist Apartments Double as Credit-Score Traps

Published on April 25th, 2013 by Patrick Flood

Craigslist, an online classified section with ads for jobs, love, severely over- and under-priced furniture, and apartments, among other things, can be a font of opportunity for the Internet savvy. As a young and sometimes Internet-savvy ... Read More


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Goodbye Pork Butt

Published on April 9th, 2013 by Orawan Gardner

The beef and pork industries are renaming 350 cuts of meat. What do these new meat monikers make us think of? ... Read More


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Toying with Gender Marketing

Published on March 5th, 2013 by Fran Silverman

Not all girls like to play with dolls. What's a race car girl to do when her favorite toys are marketed towards boys? ... Read More


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Week in Review

Published on March 1st, 2013 by Bonnie Patten

Oil, heating pads, rugs, razors, and drinks – no, this isn’t about preparing for a romantic interlude, but rather the products featured in the I-think-you’re-lying-to-me category during the week of February 18, 2013. I’LL SEE YOU ... Read More


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Weekly Legal Roundup

Published on February 21st, 2013 by Bonnie Patten

Diamonds, energy supplements and cholesterol reducing drugs made legal headlines in the I-think-you’re-lying-to-me category during the week of February 11, 2013. Two new false advertising actions were filed: It’s a fella’s fantasy: going to Costco to ... Read More


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Weekly Legal Roundup

Published on February 13th, 2013 by Bonnie Patten

During the week of February 4, 2013, digestion, food, and make-up bubbled to the top of the legal I-think-you’re-lying-to-me landscape. Three new false advertising class actions were filed: Maybelline was hit with a lawsuit claiming that ... Read More


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Seriously Siri?

Published on December 14th, 2012 by Fran Silverman

When I watched Samuel L. Jackson talk to Siri in his flirtatious way in the iPhone television commercial and how efficient she  (it?) was in helping him arrange a romantic evening  I thought that I had ... Read More


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