Why Cards Against Humanity’s PR Stunt was Actually a Great Idea

By: Rachel Hartwick, @rachel_hartwick   A few weeks ago, 30,000 people received a box of poop in the mail. Prank? Sick joke? Nah, customers paid for this special, little holiday present themselves. “Cards Against Humanity,” a card game played with the same general rules as “Apples to Apples,” but a lot less family appropriate, fought against the rising phenomenon of Black Friday. Instead of discounting the popular game like most businesses do with their products, the company offered an awesome alternative—actual, literal, bull poop. It sold out in less than two hours. Upon first hearing about the company’s stunt, I was … Continue reading Why Cards Against Humanity’s PR Stunt was Actually a Great Idea

How to Successfully Prepare for Black Friday

Without the misuse of prescription drugs By: OU ImPRessions Prescribe Change account @PrescribeChange With your stomach full and your eyes starting to close you remember that in six hours you are supposed to be in front of Best Buy’s door for their Black Friday sale – leading the crowd to the HD TV section, and grabbing the 36-inch TV for pocket change. Regret courses through you when you think about all the good food you just ate that will weigh you down and slow your reaction time. What do you do? Yes, your brother’s Adderall is in the medicine cabinet, … Continue reading How to Successfully Prepare for Black Friday

Brands That Are Taking Over Twitter

Social media has become a big part of our everyday life. It is how we communicate with one another, receive the news and express ourselves. It only makes sense for brands to keep up the pace and become a part of it, too- the ones that don’t are getting left in the dust. All of my favorite clothing brands started tweeting late in the evening on Thanksgiving. They were letting all of their followers know about their upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. After seeing these tweets, I didn’t even check the sales on the brands’ websites that don’t … Continue reading Brands That Are Taking Over Twitter