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A Dummy's Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin
Mannequin American views and guidelines on marketing/PR trends, news from the world of puppets and ventriloquism, bits of humor and other interesting but useless information. I post every Tuesday and Friday.
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A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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The Overlook Hotel … “Come Stay With Us Forever and Ever”

The Oscars may have been a bust when it comes to ratings, but some of the ads that ran during the program, were outstanding.

In case you missed it, here’s an intriguing ad seemingly for the “Overlook Hotel” where Jack Nicolson once resided. 

Prom Ad?


Here’s another great ad that premiered during the Oscars. A great message. “It starts at home. The conversations we have there shape who we are when we go out into the world.” 

Vintage Sexism



From when sex was an effective and acceptable way for marketers to get reader’s attention. 

Honest Marketing Signs




Some Mannequin Americans Find Work


This “Bold Look of Kohler” ad put some Mannequin American friends of mine, to work.  





Posted: Mar 07 2018, 07:30 AM by chip


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