Month: October 2007

Scorn as Art

I posted recently about the art of crafting political invective, in finding just the right term to throw at a political adversary to sink them in the public estimation, and how it’s an art that’s largely gone down hill in… Read More ›

Pond’s White Beauty.

More from Unilever, makers of the Dove range and pushers of smoothified, hairless, almost-average-sized, cellulite-free “self-esteem” alongside Slim-fast and Axe/Lynx: Did you know that Pond’s “White Beauty” cream, pushed in India, Korea and Malaysia, is part of Unilever’s “international stable… Read More ›

Watson is no Galileo

I’ve used this quote before, but it bears repeating. “Alas, to wear the mantle of Galileo it is not enough that you be persecuted by an unkind establishment, you must also be right.” ““ Robert Park James Watson, famous for… Read More ›