T.L. Stanley
Vintage Ads All the Rage as 'Mad Men' Fever Peaks Fun '60s set from 'Reminisce' magazine

Newsweek isn't the only magazine coat-tailing it on the long-awaited and much-hyped return this Sunday of AMC's hit drama Mad Men. A magazine called Reminisce is, too. And I'm OK…

March 22, 2012, 7:35 AM EDT

'Reader's Digest' Wants Your Life Story in 150 Words or Less Jane Lynch gets things rolling

Oh boy, do I have a contest for you long-winded Facebookers and personal bloggers. It's called, "Your Life: The Reader's Digest Version." The venerable magazine is willing to shell out…

August 17, 2011, 1:37 PM EDT

Marketing: Mother May I?

Christmas 2009 was coming, but Lionel headquarters wasn’t sure how much Santa would be bringing. They’d just cut the ribbon on the model-train company’s first retail shop in New York’s…

April 25, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

A Place for Everything

A couple of characters in the CBS sitcom Gary Unmarried rip into buckets of KFC's grilled chicken -- the takeout bags and logos clearly visible in the camera frame --…

February 28, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Amid Upfronts, Brands Experiment Online

Meet Simon, a laid-back groom who’s in way over his head in the world of wedding planning. And meet Rochelle, a budding bridezilla prone to shrieking meltdowns over flower arrangements.…

July 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT

Drama on Set

The scene was set for some real telenovela-style melodrama. Passion, power struggles, betrayal, high-stakes finances -- it was all there. This past winter, after four years of bitter legal wrangling,…

April 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT