Tag Archives: TV

Product placement – how and why it works

A tiny little “P“ in the upper corner of our TV warns us from now on that we’re going to be subject to product placement. But it still has to be subtly designed – like an Easter egg hunt or … Continue reading

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Coverage for Sky News of the Royal Wedding from London Zoo

On a TV in the meerkat enclosure Will and Kate are exchanging vows and giant owls and fluffy llamas send their best wishes to the newlyweds: When everyone has a day off at bank holidays – like today – the … Continue reading

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Reading body language: your limbs say more than thousand words

“Here’s looking at you, kid,“ Humphrey Bogart famously says in the all time classic ‘Casablanca’. Well, good idea Mr. Bogart as a good look at the other’s body language might tell you more than words ever could. According to the … Continue reading

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Laughing at other peoples’ lives

There is a reason why home videos showing flops, accidents and slips on TV are still popular: Seeing other people fail makes many people feel better about their own lives. Seeing little boys and girls trip over their own feet, … Continue reading

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I wish I was a punk rocker (with flowers in my hair)

Today Darwin’s notion of ‘survival of the fittest’ is so much different from back then. When he entered that island and studied those birds and then turned to look at his human fellows with their swords and pistols, ‘the fitter … Continue reading

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