American Eagle soars in paradise

Perennial paradise clothing company American Eagle Outfitters is back at it for the summer season.  Their new background is filled with palm trees: And the images for the clothes and accessories are full of paradise icons: Adolescents are bombarded with so many of these images.  I won’t even get into the actual model profiles, but […]

Tax Day in the U.S.

If you’re still plugging away at your taxes, you might consider TurboTax if for no other reason than they give you this little "Retirement Distributions" icon: Yet it still feels so far away.

Crayola Crayon Color Names ~ Rain = Pain

In case you wanted more feeling from the images that are thrust in front of you and your kids every day, Crayola has taken steps to give it to you with its new color names.  Three of them are relevant here: Best Friends, Fun in the Sun, and Super Happy.  Here they are from their […]

Starbucks’ new old mermaid logo out in force

Starbucks has decided to stick it to the man by bringing back their old logo.  It was an issue discussed here in September in the early days of their retro brand movement. They may have given in by carefully placing her locks, but they brought back the historically accurate two-tailed pose.  The new old Starbucks […]

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