2010, 2011 PRSA WI Paragon Award of Excellence

About this blog

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.
My Background
What I Do
About Brown & Martin, Inc.

Email Updates


How Many Things Can Go Hilariously Wrong at a Circus?

A Puppet's Ramblings - from Chip Martin, Mannequin American Marketer
To View Complete Blog Click Here:

Chip Shot: When work seems overwhelming, just remember … eventually you’re going to die.

Fozzy tries Ventriloquism. (From the collection of Dale Brown.)

Vintage Ads that Wouldn’t Fly Today

“What’s the most effective way to sell our City Club Shoes?”  “Let’s show a woman wearing pearls and high heels, walking through grass with the wind blowing up her dress! Oh, and she should show a lot of clevage.” “Brilliant.”



I absolutely would buy a set of those ... tires.




The guy who wrote this is dead now. Killed by his wife, no doubt. 

Cleaning Out My Photo File













How Many Things Can Go Wrong at a Circus?


Next time, label it! Here’s a pretty funny ad for Brother Label making products.





Posted: Aug 31 2018, 07:30 AM by chip | with no comments


No Comments

Leave a Comment