Comparison-Contrast Essay Instructions
Posts from ‘October, 2010’
My wife, Angela, is developing a good eye for funny, subtle ads. “Doubleclick on image to enlarge.”
Here are the details for the ad essay. Mainly you need to pick an ad by Friday’s class and create a “plan” that includes a clear thesis and a list of the visual and language elements you will address. Instructions for Ad Essay
This graphic is on the cover of The Secret Sales Pitch by August Bullock. Can you see its message?
After showing a couple of mid-nineties films about advertising, one of my students suggested the films were old saying there was a huge “cultural difference” between today and 15 years ago. I replied, honestly I think, that the film is a few years old but still relevant. Nothing has changed regarding the dynamics of advertising. Still, if a more [...]
Read the full disgusting story here on Snopes: American kids say yes to pureed chicken body parts!
A crucial aspect of Bob Woodward’s career that has been ignored by most of the media: Woodward is the military’s man, and always has been. Read whole story here:
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Project Censored Chapter 14, “Increased Tensions with Unresolved 9/11 Issues” Pages 70-71, Pages 72-73, Pages 74-75, Pages 76-77