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Attention Chopper Parodists

by Paul Rapp November 26, 2014


  Last week, Price Chopper made the beguiling announcement that it was changing its name to “Market 32,” apparently a reference to the company’s first store (the chain originally was called Central Markets), which opened in ...



by Paul Rapp October 16, 2014


  Six years or so ago, the talented-but-phony street artist Shepard Fairey came up with the Obama Hope poster. It was everywhere, there were even websites where you could “hope-i-fy” your own image, and most of ...

Fight for Your Right to Advertise

by Paul Rapp November 27, 2013

  Sorry I missed the last two columns. There have been gnarly litigation deadlines and some armed insurrections up the mountain. I’m now in a strange sort of exile, operating out of a safe house with ...