By: Daniel Sweeney On: November 29, 2012 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

Growing up an archetypal husky youth in the 90s, there were only a handful of items that could help me compensate for my lack of savoir-faire in kickball and capture the flag. In 1993, a pair of BK Ratch Techs was the lifesaver I needed as I floundered in...

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: November 20, 2012 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

This impressive spot comes to us courtesy of Chef Boyardee. In line with the common 90s trope, we have the disheveled teen as our hero and the overbearing authority figure as our antagonist.

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: November 13, 2012 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

While Halloween was just three weeks ago and Thanksgiving less than a week away, neither presents quite the same promotional and marketing opportunities as the true holiday season. We can all lament the premature arrival of Christmas trees and holiday lights, but retailers need only look at the numbers...

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: November 09, 2012 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

A second grade art project or a horrible amalgamation created by a partnership between Dr. Moreau and Little Caesar? Actually, the humanoid in the photo above is part of a 90s ad campaign. *Scratches ‘humanoid’ off list of words to use in blog*

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: November 06, 2012 In: Election 2012 Comments: 0

The 1996 presidential race is regarded as the first election to take place during the digital age. While the candidates’ websites from 15+ years ago may not seem like much now, they set incredible precedent as the first easily accessible digital campaign hubs.

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: November 06, 2012 In: Election 2012 Comments: 0

Both President Obama and Governor Romney have shined with their incorporation of social media into their respective campaigns.  While both candidates saw their initial Twitter trending topic efforts yield mixed results, the two campaigns haven’t showed any signs of slowing down on social media.

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