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A place to discuss terrible public relations and marketing.

posts by Felix Biederman



November 2015

Any Asshole Can Become A Certified PR Guy

by Felix Biederman

I’ve read about PR more in the past few weeks than I ever have in my life before. I went into this thing with a lot of preconceived notions—PR people are repulsive cyphers barely holding onto reality and drastically inflate their own importance. However, after spending some time reading these blogs and writing about them, I still believe exactly that. Ed turned me onto an online PR accreditation…



October 2015

Everything-PR Rules

by Felix Biederman

I spend a lot of time reading blogs that exclusively report on the American mafia because my brain doesn’t function properly. They’re fantastic, as every article is poorly-written, disjointed nonsense rooted in some weird resentment over some old bullshit that happened in Queens 30 years ago. You read it long enough and you begin to diagnose the writers with things like benzodiazepine withdrawal based on their patterns and…



October 2015

What’s Wrong On PR Blogs: Volume 1 or Cool Things I’ve Noticed Since I Was Paid To Look At PR Blogs

by Felix Biederman

If you’re like me, you have no history of employment at places where you’re assigned email addresses, get to “per diem” things, or can reasonably expect not to be physically assaulted on the premises. Actually, this is probably exactly the case if you’re a fan of mine. For the past few weeks, Ed has been having me look at the PR and tech world because of how…