Monthly Archives: December 2015

HOLIDAY BLOCKBU$TER$ OF 2015  

  T-1: 2015 Holiday Blockbusters ranked by Domestic Box Table As of 12/28 FLICK OPEN DATE STD MOVIE TIME mins RTNG PROD BDGT     M $$ DOM BOX       M $$ FRGN BOX      M $$ TOT BOX FRGN % GENRE RTTN TMATO … Continue reading

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THERE’S NO REPLACEMENT FOR TALENT & HARD WORK!

  The Under the Mike-roScope staff is a dedicated, hardworking group of folks who understand the importance of great research and wonderful idea presentation. The Scope is in its 25th yr of publication (Congrats to us!) and if it wasn’t … Continue reading

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“THE DAY AFTER” XMAS – BLACK FRIDAY IN THE MAKING!!

  The holidays are a time for relaxation, spending time with family and enjoying great food. But the days of Xmas past are over. Now our holidays seem to be shaped around shopping, with Blk Fri invading Thxgvng and 12/26 … Continue reading

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$TAR WAR$ $MA$HE$ RECORD$

   STRAIGHT UP RECORDS  As expected, Star Wars: The Force Awakens set a number of box office records last weekend. The film took home titles for largest Domestic Opening Day, Opening Weekend, Thursday Preview, Single Day, Holiday Weekend, fastest to … Continue reading

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$MALL BIZ $UCCE$$ VS THE PAID $ICK LEAVE (PSL)!

MI State Sen Jim Ananich recently re-intro-ed legislation that would require bizes to allow 1 hr of Paid Sick Leave (PSL) for every 30 hrs worked. Assuming a 40 hr work week, this amounts to 8.7 paid sick days per … Continue reading

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Mike will make a contribution to “Let It Rip” on Sun Dec 20th Fox2 at 8:30 AM. The topic of discussion will be “Family Sick Leave.”

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WORLDWIDE XMA$ $PENDING

Surely, the lavish spending that Americans experience during the holidays is UNMATCHED by any other peoples, RIGHT? Total Xmas spending (as recorded by PwC) refers to anything that a person might buy for the occasion. PwC includes such things as … Continue reading

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Mike contributed to Greg Bowman’s (WWJ radio) PM report on the cultural, entertainment phenomenon known as Star Wars on 12/15/15.

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A $ELF MARKETING CAMPAIGN FOR THE AGE$!

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few months, you have seen the trailers or heard the music or seen the partnering ads for The Force Awakens that will be premiering later this week. With all … Continue reading

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