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Star Belly Jingle Hooks QVC

She just couldn’t stop herself.  QVC host Kerstin Lindquist wasn’t planning to talk about it, but she’d heard the jingle and simply couldn’t shake it loose.  “Star Belly, Star Belly, Star Belly, Dream Lites” she chants musically,  standing behind a…

Tunes Behind the Tunes

I know a bar called The Great Jones – a small, dense, bright-orange gem tucked between a fire station and Basquiat’s first proper studio in the Lower East Side. I used to work there. The Jones was low profile enough…

The State of Play

  There is a prevalent misconception in our culture that “Play” ends with childhood, and is replaced by “Work.” This assumption is highly suspect, and I’m not the only one who thinks so. Fred aka Mister Rogers did not agree…

The Power of Spilled Milk

Just another…yawn!…ordinary day: wake up, dress, pour a gallon of milk near your cereal bowl and watch it cascade over the breakfast table. Does this remind you of your ordinary morning? I doubt it (and if so you should be…

The Voiceover Obsession

What’s the second biggest question we get from our Youtube followers after ‘Where do we get it?’ It’s ‘Who is the voiceover!?’ The friendly, calm, self-assured voice of Nutrislicer is the latest to intrigue the VO-obsessed segment of the Youtube…

What makes a sticky jingle?

Repetunitis, Melodymania, Song Stuck Syndrome, the Jukebox Virus…there are many names for the phenomenon, but the experience is practically universal: a piece of music repeats again, and again, and again…but only in your mind. Repetunitis can strike anyone, anywhere, at…

The Rhyming Mindset

It was a hot, sticky day in Black Mountain, NC. As I was dreamily turning slow circles in a hammock chair my 12-year old niece approached me with intensity. She grasped me by the shoulders and spoke earnestly: “It’s unSTOPpable!…