Category Archives: restaurants

KFC Oprah Free Chicken Coupon Follow Ups


This just in from the Joe Duck “you can call me a chicken but don’t call me late for dinner” department: The numbers are in for the coupon fiasco promotion and it appears my estimate of downloaded number (10 million) … Continue reading

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KFC Coupon from Oprah


Update:   Yes, the KFC Coupon story is growing in complexity, nuance, and good old KFC chicken tastiness. OK, so this KFC Chicken post is partly an  examination of the rise of Oprah’s Online  Omnipresence, partly a helper for my fellow … Continue reading

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Gettysburg, PA Dobbin House


Dobbin House Originally uploaded by JoeDuck. Gettysburg PA. Now this town really knows how to do tourism. Sure there are a lot of silly tours and silly shops (Battleground Fries?) but the town is clean, pretty, historically fascinating. We had … Continue reading

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Does offline advertising really work, or are you just stupid?


If advertising worked as well as is commonly thought, there would far fewer advertising salespeople. I’m not saying in all cases “advertising does not work”, rather in *almost all cases* image advertising is not as cost effective as online marketing, … Continue reading

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Kirkland’s Shareware Coffeehouse. Order what you want, pay whatever you like.


This social and economic cafe experiment by a Seattle Googler is fascinating, especially because it’s actual appears to be working so far to generate enough to keep the business going.  There are no prices and people’s contributions are not monitored.   … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Lions, IMAX, and Chinois at Caesar’s


Almost time to find something to do tonight after the ASK reception winds up at 6pm.  Sometime during the trip I want to go to the Chinese place “Chinois” at the Forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace recommended by Zeke at … Continue reading

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