Posts Tagged ‘Chevron’

Pizza! Pizza!

By mike flugennockWednesday - February 19th, 2014Categories: environment

In the aftermath of a massive hydraulic fracking well explosion in Bobtown, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, Chevron Oil engaged in what had to be the silliest, most boneheaded PR gesture ever — offering free pizza to local residents near the well.

Christ, man… where the hell do you start with shit like this?

This cartoon was inspired by this tweet by Josh Fox, director of the documentary Gasland. Thanks, Josh! (Follow Josh on Twitter.)

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Human Energy

By mike flugennockSunday - October 14th, 2007Categories: Economy, Globalization, media

So, as usual, I’m waking up one morning last week to find that my wife already has the morning news on. It’s CNN’s “American Morning”, just wrapping up a piece on the rebellion in Burma, and following it with one of those obnoxious, cloying Chevron Oil “human energy” ads and, though way too early, my foggy brain starts going “Burma… Chevron… Burma… Chevron… ” …and, as usual, a train wreck of dissonant ideas in my early-morning REM state causes inspiration…

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More on Chevron’s involvement in Burma from the “Oil Change” Web site.

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