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About nhbrownlee

Advertising copywriter, Creative Director and state of New York college professor. I love true stories. Who doesn't?

Hangovers — True Story

On the first day of the Advertising Copywriting class I teach I gave to each student a simple assignment. Write down on a blank piece of paper the following…”What I hate to do most is….”  Then I told them to … Continue reading

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Technology — True Story

Technology — True Story.

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Technology — True Story

The other day I received an email from the university where I teach marketing and advertising. The school told me that I could receive the latest version of Microsoft Office for my computer.  All I had to do was stop … Continue reading

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From ear to hand

  Why are smart phones called “phones?” This morning on the way to my office I counted the number of people walking on the streets with their phones in their grasp for all the world to see. They WERE staring, … Continue reading

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Hard work does pay off

Yesterday my wife and I went to see Jim Dale’s one-man show on Broadway. In case you don’t know who Jim Dale is he’s the star of the hit musical, “Barnum” as well as “Me and My Girl”, the writer … Continue reading

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Docksiders dilemma

Docksiders are very good shoes. They’re rugged. They last a long time. They look better with age. However I have a dilemma with a pair I bought last year. Every time I wear them I am left with brown feet … Continue reading

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