In the age of iPods, satellite and internet radio, the notion of FM radio station programming directors hand picking music playlists almost seems quaint. Radio advertising is a throwback to times when the captive consumer had no choice but to be yelled at. So if my iPod docks directly on my alarm clock, why do I continue to listen … More Falling Down the Mountain: Seattle’s Beloved Radio Station Makes a Slow Descent
I had an unconventional teacher in high school who gave us Wilson Bryan Key’s Subliminal Seduction to read in American History class. The book affected me greatly and I completely wore out my copy. It’s premise was that there are suggestive words and imagery embedded in advertising and I could swear I could see them. … More Is that broccoli in your basket or are you just happy to see me?