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Carrie McLaren founded Stay Free! in 1993. A longtime blogger, she speaks regularly on the topic of advertising and media. Jason Torchinsky is a writer and illustrator based in Los Angeles, who currently writes for the Onion News Network.
I wanted to cry out "how stupid I have been!"
The book reads like a very well researched college paper, but don't expect to find a wealth of new theories on how advertising works, or how to avoid its traps.
One of the author is outright promoting this book on a car-blog (Jalopnik) that he writes for even though this book has nothing to do with cars.
One of the author is outright promoting this book on a car-blog (Jalopnik) that he writes for even though this book has nothing to do with cars. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Unabridged
Makes a lot of factual claims, but never really takes the time to objectively source or cite them.Published on November 4, 2009 by J. Nicolay
This book is for my Writing Class, and describes interesting facts about consumerism with simple statistis, observations, and analysis to understand how our consumer world works. Read morePublished on October 5, 2009 by S. J. Guardiaayvar
This book is informative and readable- it is definatley not the "textbook" one might fear it to be. Although I might not agree with every word (and would a book like that actually... Read morePublished on July 31, 2009 by Lucy's Mom Jack's Dad
I'm a longtime reader of Stay Free!, and one of my favorite things about both Ad Nauseam and the 'zine on which it's based is that -- unlike a lot of critiques of... Read morePublished on July 29, 2009 by Jason Spiegel-grote