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Pensions: For CEOs Only

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Over the past three decades, corporations virtually eliminated secure pensions, forced workers into risky, self-pay plans and handed hundreds of millions in tax-free retirement benefits to the top dogs. Pensions aren't dead; they're just exclusive now.

'Flo' Is New Period Solution For Girls Who Can't Afford Pads, Face Stigma

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.06.2015 | Impact

Here’s a visit from Aunt Flo that no girl will dread. For girls living in low-income countries, the worst part of menstruation has nothing to do wit...

This Is The Worst Commercial Ever Created

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.03.2014 | Entertainment

Oh, Busta Rhymes, what have you done? There are some truly awful commercials out there, but none of them are quite as horrendous as the newest comm...

Go With the Flo -- or Maybe Not

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

Because no matter how many times we're at the fridge during commercial breaks, we cannot avoid her, thanks to Progressive's carpet-bombing TV and online marketing.

Leigh Weingus

Car Accidents, Death And Marriage Come To 'Girls' | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.02.2014 | TV

Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Episode 9 of "Girls" Season 3, titled "Flo." In the past, episodes that haven't involved all four of ...

Random Notes and Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

Alarming concept: a TV series starring Flo, the Progressive Insurance lady. Matt Damon is having Jimmy Stewart's career. The Kardashians are having...

Jay Carney to Be Replaced by Flo, the Progressive Girl

Spencer Green | Posted 07.16.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Effective immediately, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will be replaced by Flo, the bubbly spokesgirl for Progressive Insurance.

Meet The Woman Behind Flo From Progressive

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.18.2013 | Women

When I think of iconic TV commercial characters, three come to mind: The GEICO Gecko, the Orbit Gum Girl and Flo from Progressive. Flo in particula...

Mario Bellini on His Latest Projects (VIDEO) | Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts


Why Does Flo From the Progressive Insurance Ads Slightly Turn Me On?

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Should I seek counseling over wanting to consummate my internal passion for a slightly annoying woman who sells car insurance on TV ads?

Observations on Advertising, Polls and Opinions

Gary Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Stein

This election has brought me several epiphanies. Our phone has been ringing off the hook for days. The term is for these intrusions is robocalls. My ...

FLO TV Personal TV: 'Being A Couch Potato Has Never Been Easier' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

There's never been a compelling reason to have a portable TV on your person. Do we really need another way to rot our brains? FLO TV certainly thinks ...

That Girl in The Progressive Insurance Commercials

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maggie Van Ostrand

She's the one who makes viewers either want to befriend her, date her or buy her insurance. She's perky, peppy, and positive, no mean feat in these tough economic times.

Registered Traveler Meltdown: Fraud Action Against Clear? Investigate the TSA?

Danny Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Sullivan

Will anyone consider a fraud action against "registered traveler" program Clear's executives and perhaps against competing company Flo? And should someone hold the Transportation Security Agency accountable for the mess?