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Report: Disney Pulls “Into The Woods” From Theaters In Response To Wolf Calls


Disney Corporation has canceled all screenings of the fairy tale movie Into The Woods in the wake of threats from an organization calling itself Wolves Incensed by Lupine Defamation (WILD).* WILD repeatedly called Disney’s phones
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by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC + Lifelong Fan of the Warlord of Mars

John Carter

And so the marketer got the toothsome fate he deserved...

Forget the 10-foot-tall 6-limbed marauding Martians – the biggest challenge facing John Carter is his name.

Or more exactly, the fact that Disney used his name as the title to his movie.

Creating the second-worst sci-fi movie title of all time, Disney named this $250-million epic about red planet warfare “John Carter.” Yes, really, “John Carter.” Think about it. I mean, how can you not feel your blood racing at the sound of it? How does it not simply evoke a flaming pageantry of exotic images?

Or are you thinking, “Isn’t that the brother of Jimmy Carter?” keep reading

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder & Fusion Director, Atomic Tango LLC

What lies in store for MySpace?

What lies in store for MySpace?

MySpace is losing it. And I’m not talking about its members defecting to Facebook.

Last year, the once mighty, world dominating social network that had crushed its predecessor Friendster suddenly found itself splattered on Facebook’s windshield. At first, MySpace responded by copying Facebook features, but copying a competitor is not a long-term success strategy. In fact, it just gives the competition credibility.

So MySpace gave up the fight and is fully rebooting by going after a niche market… keep reading

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder & Fusion Director, Atomic Tango LLC

So I’m reading this book that recommends naming your company after yourself to make your brand “authentic.” Hmm… Freddy Nager Productions? Uh, no — sounds like a nightmare on Elm Street.

My personal name issues aside, here’s my advice to all other entrepreneurs: If you plan to remain a small operation (like a law practice), you might consider naming your company after yourself — just might — otherwise, I recommend crafting a name that’s original and creative. Sure, naming a company after yourself is easy, but you’ll get more mileage from an imaginative name — and avoid a few headaches down the road… keep reading