Monday, July 13, 2009

You’re paying WHAT for monthly public relations retainer?
Here’s what you’re paying for
When you could have MARKETING SOCIOLOGIST profits

Allow me to introduce you to the typical public relations person you are paying for. Blackbook magazine featured a public relations firm doing quite well in California. Here’s their comments after being in the film Bruno, “We just saw the movie and thought it was hilarious and Brüno is a comedic genius. We were directed on playing up the blonde roll (sic) and they definitely captured those parts! Like all reality shows it was cleverly edited and we are excited to be apart (sic) of a successful film.”


You’re paying for people who are illiterate – yes. From Sarah Pallin’s press agent who uses “And though” to open a sentence when she meant “Although,” still a bad way to start a sentence, to these two. Here are comments from Blackboard readers:

John Coctosen on Sat Jul 11, 2009 at 03.26 am um… great PR! ha. “playing up the blonde roll” ha. these two are about as bright as a 60w bulb on the sun.


Blah on Sat Jul 11, 2009 at 11.25 pm I heard that these girls were dumb as hell in the movie. And there (SIC - FIRST TIME THIS BLOG COMMENT ON COMMENTS) quotes only prove how dumb they are. How are these girls making money? L.A. is a real stupid place.


PR on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 12.23 am These girls give PR a bad name. I hope they aren’t trusted with press releases- roll? apart? Sounds like they didn’t need much direction.


How about this grammatically correct sentence? Just a friend on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 10.38 am These girls are not stupid actually! If you know anything about them they are quite smart, U of M grad and very sucessful!

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