Marketing Manipulation – Santa Claus’s Trap for Daddies

Marketing Manipulation Case Study

Why should we care about Christmas marketing manipulation? I don’t know about you, but my family’s Santa Claus disappeared on the day my oldest son was born. I don’t know if he is in jail, or is just stuck in a pub, drinking beer, but I have been performing his duties for 10 years now, so this topic is of high interest for me, since I have to deal with the toys’ industry. Continue reading “Marketing Manipulation – Santa Claus’s Trap for Daddies”

Do You Pay the Stupidity Tax?

A few years ago, an article on the alcohol or heroin sedation of babies used in begging became viral on the net. The reaction I had at the time was something like, “Wow, look, somebody finally discovered the hot water!” It seemed to me a stale subject, a reality that was too well known by everyone. Wrong. I was so damn wrong! If the secrets of begging would be known by everyone, this industry based on the stupidity of the merciful would have faced bankruptcy. But that doesn’t happen. Merciful people are there, they pay the stupidity tax, then cry out that the cops don’t do their job to fight the phenomenon. Continue reading “Do You Pay the Stupidity Tax?”

Media Manipulation – The War of Worlds

Media manipulation at work

Media manipulation seems to have been used since the discovery of radio…

31th of October 1938 was a special Halloween for a lot of Americans. In the evening, a radio show with Spanish music was paused by breaking news that announced some unusual explosions on Mars. Then, the musical program continued. Continue reading “Media Manipulation – The War of Worlds”