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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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Good Reviews in ConVENTion New York Times Article

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
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Chip Shot: Interviewer: “So tell me about yourself.” Me: “I’d rather not. I kinda need this job.”


Good Reviews in ConVENTion New York Times Article


Click here to read a great article from the New York Times about this year’s Ventriloquist Convention.

THE Dale Brown’s Case Sold At ConVENTion


While we were perusing the dealer’s room at this year’s Vent Convention we ran across an old case, once owned by THE Dale Brown.


The scores of airline tag ruminants were vivid reminders of one of the things we do not miss about performing any more … the travel. I don’t know who ended up purchasing the case, but I hope it serves them as well as it did our little menagerie.

Vintage Ads


I guess Plastic Shoes never really caught on.

One Example of How Much the DOT is Screwed Up


Why I Hate Hotel Rooms


Dark, But Funny Volvo Video 


Here is a funny, but a little dark, Volvo ad, promoting autonomous safety features.




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