Is there such a thing like “nobody and everybody”?

I saw a pile of phonebooks over the last few days. Made me think of thelessons of “nobody” and “everybody” in marketing…with Printed Phone Books versus Digital Search, the largest ad platform: – 97% of the USA uses digital search to find a business– 70% of people with phone books NEVER open them.– The phone …

We can blame this guy

You know who you can blame for hearing the Macarena over and over again on the radio? This guy: Lee De Forest, considered the father of radio, broadcast the 1st music on radio on this day back in 1907.  No not the Macarena, but the William Tell overture, from the Telharmonic Hall in NY.  I spent over 45 …

But it still feels funny in your mouth.

It was first used as a protein food for rich people with no teeth. Today is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. (3/1) Maybe it started with the Aztecs.  Maybe it started with Dr. Kellogg in 1896. At the 1904 World’s Fair it was labeled as the “All American Food”. Then  BOOM! Last year, about 297 million people …

What are people watching in February?

18.3 MILLION That’s the time in hours SO FAR in February that Twitch viewers have watched: Chess. Chess? Chess on Twitch? Is the pop culture resurgence of a very old game due to Chess.com? Queen’s Gambit on Netflix? Of course I did a podcast about it. It’s your move to listen to Street Curb Curiosity …

The 1st social media was…

Back in the 60’s and 70’s, millions of people in the US chatted via their CB Radios. The Citizen’s Band may have come to an end because it was “too successful”.Was it the great great grand daddy to today’s social experience called Clubhouse? Let’s talk about it. The audio adventure (and all of our podcasts) …

Under 50? You won’t know what this is.

If you’re over 50 you KNOW what this is. Under 50? I think this just may be the Great Great Great Grand Daddy of the current APP craze called Clubhouse; and other social media madness. Let’s chat trivia  and theory on the new episode of Street Curb Curiosity – The Podcast. Listen on APPLE PODCAST HERE

This post is ducking shirt

I hope the person who invented autocorrect burns in HELLO! AUTOCORRECT. It may have started with Microsoft WORD. Or maybe one of these guys: Ken Kocienda, or maybe Dean Hachamovitch. This topic may be silly; some readers may think “Your not getting anywhere with this post”. My response: “You’re” And to those who blame autocorrect for …

A BIG day for a VERY BIG place

A special day in “deep in the heart of”…National Texas day. One problem? People in Texas aren’t really sure why.  A national day?  Fine, but most in the state call today “Monday”.  Texas Independence is March 2…and the state was granted statehood on 12/29. (okay haters, 2/1 was  when a group of legislators voted to leave the union…BUT residents …