satire Tag



Stop! Don't make me watch any more!
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Former Car Advertising Guy… Every now and then an ad campaign makes us viewers lunge for our TV remote controls, either to change the channel or simply mute the annoying spots.Read More
Facebook Fairy Tale

Posted On November 18, 2015By Freddy J. NagerIn Marketing

Zuckerella’s Book O’ Faces: A Totally Twisted Fairy Tale

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Fairy Tale Weaver; illustration of Twisted Princess Cinderella by Jeffrey Thomas aka jeftoon01… Once upon a time there lived an evil princess named Zuckerella. Although she had more wealth than she could possibly ever spend, she craved much, much more. Specifically, Princess Zuckerella wanted to be legendary – the brightest star of her very own fairy tale. So the young princess started writing out her fantastical story. She called it the Book O’ Faces, since it contained everyone she knew, plusRead More
Fix It In Post - Fixing

Posted On August 23, 2015By XDLIn Media

Fix It In Post, Take 1: Fixing

Editor’s Note: We sought out our multi-talented friend XDL to give us his take on life as a creative professional — specifically, as a film editor working in Hollywood. Here’s the first with more to come.Read More
Firefly

Posted On May 19, 2015By Freddy J. NagerIn Media

Like Tears in Rain: How Sci-Fi Series Go All to Hell

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Still Hurtin’ Firefly Flan… When “Battlestar Galactica” concluded, some fans lamented that the series had to end, but others were thrilled that it departed on a good note. Compare that to the fans of “Lost,” who screamed “WTF?!” after its later episodes.Read More
The following is a work of satire. Anyone who believes any of this post should join Fox News, where they’ll feel right at home. 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).Read More
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC + Interracial Relations Insider One reason I don’t assign textbooks to my social media classes is that most are outdated by the time they’re published. Indeed, every time I flip on my computer, it seems like Mark Zuckerberg’s been tooling around with his giant virtual antfarm. (“Ooh, what if I move everything from over here to over there?”) Plus, real life case studies keep popping up that are so much more relevant and compelling. This past week — while I wasRead More
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC + Social Media Realist Are you oppressed by a bloodthirsty dictator? Do you want freedom and democracy without having to fight for them? Well, now you can harness the same power that’s made Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber leaders of their respective generations! It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3…Read More
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC A dark corporate conference room. A loud THUD breaks the silence and a man yells out…Read More

Posted On October 29, 2010By Freddy J. NagerIn Marketing

Procrastinatory Sciences 101: Social Notworking

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC & Social Media Consultant For decades, professional procrastinators relied on communal hydration technologies (i.e. water coolers) to support their best practices. Unfortunately, that particular tool maxed out bladder capacities, and even the dullest middle managers quickly learned that employees chatting while holding little paper cups weren’t exactly doing “work.” Fortunately, Silicon Valley came to the rescue…Read More
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC & Business Lit Connoisseur Note: The following is meant to be satirical. The author has no affiliation with the Harvard Business Review or any idea what its editors could possibly be thinking. For 88 years, the Harvard Business Review has been the authoritative voice of critical business thinkers, featuring such legendary thought leaders as Peter Drucker, Theordore Levitt and Michael Porter, and popularizing such paradigm-shattering concepts as the glass ceiling, marketing myopia and the balanced scorecard. Well, enough of that…Read More