"What you say in advertising is more important than how you say it."
I just reblogged this so I can listen to it later. I do love the classic New Orleans sound.
Billy Vera :: ‘Big Chief (Tu Way Poca Way)’ (1973)
Happy Mardi Gras, y’all
More James Fallows from Mediabistro.com. Tricks of the trade for journalists and writers of all stripes.
I sadly missed this Q&A session with one of my all-time journalistic heroes. Every answer is worth reading.
James Fallows, our long-time national correspondent and former speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter, is diving into Reddit for a Q&A in r/IAMA. Ask him a question!
Shanghai is so overcrowded, the government will pay you to bury your loved ones at sea.
Shanghai is planning to raise the subsidy offered for sea burials to help preserve its limited land resources, Jiefang Daily reported.
The subsidy currently stands at 2,000 yuan ($317). Shanghai began subsidizing sea burials in 2003 with 150 yuan. The new amount has not been reported.
People who attend a sea burial ceremony will have to pay about 350 yuan per person, including transportation and utilities. Coastal cities like Qingdao and Xiamen offer free sea burials for its citizens.
Etta James :: ‘Baby What You Want Me To Do’ (Live, 1964, from the album Rocks the House)
Etta does Jimmy Reed. About as raw as it gets. Listen to the crowd.
Blues guitar wizard, Hubert Sumlin, provided the sonic backdrop to Howlin’ Wolf’s growling vocals on many of the latter’s most iconic recordings, including “Smokestack Lightnin’.” Sumlin passed away this past weekend at 80 years old.
Nongfu Spring’s Victory Vitamin Water enjoying a prime sales spot courtesy of Coca Cola’s Glaceau vitaminwater.