Monthly Archives: May 2015

MILLENNIAL$ WILL CHANGE THE FACE OF PHILANTHROPY, FOREVER!

THE CURRENT $TATE OF PHILANTHROPY T-1: PHILANTHROPY $$ FROM WHOM TO WHOM 1973+2013 (Info from Chronicle of Philanthropy/Giving USA) 1973 2013 ∆ ’73 vs ’13 TOTAL FUNDS $25.59 B $335.17 B 1,209.80% From Individuals 80.2% 71.8% -8.4% From Foundations 7.8% … Continue reading

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A $NACK PACK OF $B FACT$

SB I in 1967 (which then awkwardly referred to as the 1st NFL-AFL Football World Championship Game) was played b-4 a 2/3 capacity filled LA Coliseum. There were almost 62,000 in attendance. SB 50 will be played at Levi Stadium … Continue reading

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THE $UMMER MOVIE$ MO$T IMPORTANT NUMBER$?

PUNCHING AT PROMO PLACEMENT Our discussion of camera-ed brands starts with the Pay Per View Mayweather-Pacquiao fight fiasco May 2nd (where our wallets took the “hardest hit” of the night at $100). Centered on the mat floor was a Tecate … Continue reading

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The Asian Invasion

A CAPSULE 36 yrs ago Congress established Asia Pacific American Heritage WK. In 1992, it became a month. May was chosen b/c of its historical significance. In May of 1843 the US received its 1st JAPANESE immigrant. 26 yrs later … Continue reading

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Fox 2 Detroit Memorial Day Report with Murray

Mike contributed to Murray Feldman’s Memorial Day Report, this will be show on Fox 2, May 25th 

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While Ga$ Price$ Are Increa$ing, Ga$ Pump Saving$ $till ABOUND!

TRAVEL & TOURI$M   DIRECT & INDIRECT SPENDING   Perhaps, the most underappreciated industry of the US economy is Travel & Tourism (T&T). While GDP growth has been stodgy over the last few years, Travel & Tourism expenditures have grown … Continue reading

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JAW$ Hppy 40th Anniversary

THE $TORY OF HOLLYWOOD’$ BIGGE$T MOUTH, EVER B-4 June 1975 there were ONLY 2 movie seasons the Holiday Season and the Other 10 mos. “Catch this” (pun intended), we reviewed the 100 BIGGE$T DOMESTIC BOX OFFICE movies of all time … Continue reading

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CAN AUTO SALE$ $AVE MAY’$ RETAIL?

MAYNIFICENT In sum, quarter #1 was a “cold out” for GDP, consumer spending and retail sales. April’s hopes of “springing forward” was shattered by tepid consumer spending and very slow retail sales. What went wrong? Most economists and retailers had … Continue reading

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THE HISTORY OF MOTHER’S DAY

MOTHERHOOD MYTHOLOGY It’s our delight each yr to retell the story of M-Day. We begin with the ancient Egyptians’ Isis. She was the mother of Horus and the wife to Osiris. Isis was known as the ideal wife and mother. … Continue reading

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$UMMER BLOCKBU$TER $PECIAL

T-1: Summer 2015’s Tremendou$ 20 E$timated BlockBu$ter$ Date Title Genre Studio Prd Bdgt (M) Dom Box Proj $(M) For Box Proj $(M) % For Box Movie DNA Dom $(M) For $(M) World $(M) % For 5/1 Avengers 2 Act/Adv BV … Continue reading

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