Posts Tagged ‘Advertising’

Radio is more powerful than God. I say that because I used to work for a commercial radio station that had a christian church as an advertiser. God is all-powerful and omnipresent but it turns out that he doesn’t have the same ability to influence people’s behaviour as radio does. Craic on! Listen to the […]


I saw a job advert today that said “We’re looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Broadcast Engineer”. I have worked in broadcasting for a long time; I know that whoever wrote that ad has never met a broadcast engineer. I wouldn’t describe any broadcast engineer I’ve worked with as “enthusiastic”. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve worked […]


Hi-low Silver!

09Aug13

I once heard advertising defined as a way of suspending disbelief just long enough to sell you something. ‘The Loan Ranger’ starring Johnny Depp as Tonto is released in British Cinemas today. I’ve noticed that none of the posters say anything good about it. That’s right, none of the usual “Movie event of the year”, […]