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The Culturalist

by Hal Walker| August 26, 2010

The Culturalist is thrilled that NYC burger institution ShakeShack is expanding throughout Manhattan, with outposts in Midtown, and the Upper East and West Sides of the city. Still, we were a bit flabbergasted when Pat LaFrieda (the genius butcher who created ShakeShack’s burger blend) appeared recently on a home shopping channel (ShopNBC), selling 16 six-ounce burgers […]

My Dad Should Stop Clipping Coupons on Friday Night and Just Go Online

by Alan Danzis| August 18, 2010

“What if we give away 500 of these to consumers on launch day?”  “Let’s give coupons to a couple bloggers for their readers for 10% on that.”  I’ll admit it: I’m guilty of presenting ideas like the above in brainstorms or in PowerPoint decks. Sometimes just giving something away for free is the easiest way […]