Tag Archives: Best Buy

New Best Buy Wedding Registry Ad

JMG reader Brian tips us that the above ad is appearing on Facebook today. In 2010 Best Buy and Target drew the ire of LGBT activists for donating to anti-gay GOP Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer, who ended up losing to current Gov. Mark Dayton by merely 0.4% of the vote.

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Petition Of The Day

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Best Buy Co-Opts OWS

Anybody with a Facebook account knows how “occupy” has become a pervasive meme applicable to just about any situation. But this may be the first such usage in a national advertising campaign. And just yesterday I was snickering at a press release touting a porn movie titled Occupy My Throat.

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BREAKING: Target Apologizes For Funding Minnesota Anti-Gay Political Group

Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel has bowed to national outrage and issued an apology (just to his employees, so far) for funding an anti-gay Minnesota PAC to the tune of $150,000. Steinhafel’s letter says the company “will more closely scrutinize” political donations in the future. Minnesota Forward, the recipient of Target’s dough, funneled the money to anti-gay candidate for governor, Tom ...

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HRC’s Message To Target & Best Buy

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Matt Morris Goes To Best Buy

Openly gay pop singer Matt Morris took his video camera to Best Buy to record their company-wide promotion of his new album, only to later learn that like Target, they too had contributed a ton of money to anti-gay candidate for governor of Minnesota, Tom Emmer. Morris then edited this clip to include a plea for his fans to bring ...

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Thou Shall Not Diss Apple

Remember the iPhone 4 Vs. HTC Evo video? Best Buy wants to fire the kid that made it. Even though it never mentions where he works. A Best Buy employee has been suspended and may be fired after he created a satirical video and posted it on YouTube. Brian Maupin of Kansas City, Missouri, created the cartoon video about the ...

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Daily Grumble

In full realization of how very cliched this post is, I must nevertheless denounce the Sales Prevention Team at the Best Buy on East 86th Street for the most aggravating purchase experience I’ve ever had. I can totally say without hyperbole that that place is a million times worse than Hitler. As I was told, because of “the shrink”, one ...

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