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Truth and consequences


Like the current administration, advertisers sometimes stray into a world of alternate reality. Maybe they think we won’t recognize it for what it is (i.e. we’re gullible) or they feel the production values of their communications–beautifully and expensively rendered–will overwhelm the message. Or the messenger. Two new spots come to mind. The first, “Go Boldly,”…

Truth or consequences: the art of lying


As the inimitable Gregory House, MD would say: everybody lies. From the whitest of  white-lie equivocations to the most truly mendacious assertions (we heard plenty of those in the past few months), lying comes to us as easily as breathing. Or speaking. According to Pamela Meyer, the average person is lied to 10 to 200…

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