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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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Chip Shot: Son: Dad can we go to a haunted house this Halloween?

Dad: What’s wrong with the one we live in?

Son: What?

Dad: Goodnight, son.


Humorous and Creative Print Ads That Get Their Points Across


I guess Lazer Bike Helmets work!


Yes, that tooth brush looks flexible.


This is an example of when you could really use Volkswagen Park Assist technology.

You’re Old if you Remember These Vintage Ads

Remember tab? I sure do because our refrigerator is never without a few cans of the stuff. The copy says, “Have a shape he can’t forget.”  Probably would be considered sexist today. 



Remember Alex Karras and his wife Susan Clark? Karras played for the Detroit Lions and met his wife while making a movie about Babe Didrikson.



Here’s an ad from 1927. I’ll bet most of you didn’t know that when Admiral Byrd explored Antarctica, his research group took along a Kohler Generator. In fact, Kohler remains a primary manufacture of stand-by generators.

MeUndies Makes Star Wars Funny


Here’s a short funny MeUndies Star Wars ad.










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