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Obsolescence

Not Your Mother's Electrolux

Russell Mokhiber | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Russell Mokhiber

In the 1960s, Electrolux began selling its vacuum cleaners in the UK under the slogan, 'Nothing Sucks.. Like an Electrolux.' At the time, the slogan was considered inappropriate for the American market. Time to reconsider?

RSVP, RIP

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anna Jane Grossman

The funny thing is that it is so ridiculously easy to reply to invitations these days. Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter, eVite, email or text, you can pretty much reply with just a few finger movements.

Adieu Larry Gelbart...and Laugh Tracks

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Anna Jane Grossman

Gelbart, who wrote Tootsie and many of the early episodes of M*A*S*H, spent years rejecting the industry's efforts to manipulate TV-watchers into emitting less-than-sincere laughs.