Rob Walker

Rob Walker is a columnist for Yahoo Tech, a contributor to Design Observer and the New York Times, and the author of Buying In.

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Oct. 21 2002 10:20 AMA Burning QuestionDoes Intel want you to steal music?
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Oct. 9 2002 10:59 AMFriendsHow Friends wins advertising friends.
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Sept. 23 2002 12:16 PMI Like SpikeThe Spike Jonze ad that almost makes IKEA cool.
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Sept. 16 2002 1:36 PMYou're a Dweeb. Buy Our Drink.SoBe's strange new tactic: marketing by mocking.
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Sept. 9 2002 10:54 AMBoxer RebellionThe underwear ad that's causing a stir.
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Aug. 19 2002 10:28 AMDye, Maxim, DyeThe snarky men's magazine wants to color your hair.
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Aug. 12 2002 10:54 AMHow do you sell "natural male enhancer"?
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Aug. 5 2002 11:00 AMDoes Allen Iverson's bad-boy image sell sneakers?
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July 24 2002 12:31 PMCan low-rent Spice Girls make Fanta cool?
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July 15 2002 11:21 AMIs Cantor Fitzgerald exploiting 9/11?
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July 2 2002 11:42 AMFHMThe thinking man's sneery frat-boy magazine.
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June 24 2002 3:53 PMThose creepy Gap ads in Minority Report.
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June 17 2002 4:22 PMDoes Hanes' underwear ad make you feel inadequate?
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June 7 2002 10:59 AMAshantiThe hip-hop formula that turned her into an R & B star.
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May 30 2002 12:20 PMA proposal for the long term.
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Oct. 14 2002 10:54 AMWould You Buy a Burger From This Man?Donald Trump's strange move to McDonaldland.
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Oct. 7 2002 11:05 AMHello, Mr. ChipsEnrique Iglesias' vaguely gay Doritos ad.
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Sept. 19 2002 11:29 AMDirty VegasThe band that Mitsubishi made.
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Sept. 9 2002 12:46 PMMagruder's American GovernmentAmerica's best-selling civics textbook: poll-tested and super-sized.
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Aug. 26 2002 10:55 AMThe Recycled MascotWhy is the Taco Bell Chihuahua selling car insurance?
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Aug. 12 2002 11:58 AMToby KeithHis two-fisted 9/11 song put him on top of the charts.
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Aug. 5 2002 11:52 AMWarCraft IIIHow Arthas the Nordic hero conquers his gaming targets.
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July 29 2002 10:26 AMApple throws another rock at Windows.
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July 17 2002 11:20 AMElvis PresleyThe King's new hit record.
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July 8 2002 1:08 PMCharles Schwab hates Wall Street!
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July 1 2002 2:13 PMHow Coke and MasterCard played the World Cup.
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June 20 2002 12:08 PMIf I Were a Rich DadWhy millions buy Rich Dad, Poor Dad's nonsense.
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June 10 2002 12:07 PMXbox and the meaning of life.
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June 3 2002 1:30 PMThe mystery of the Dell dude.
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May 29 2002 5:15 PMCan lifestyle mavens make a city boom?

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