I was trying to think of a focus for this post, but I couldn’t reel it into to just one. So let’s just talk about brands. What are your favorite stories about brand promotional campaigns? Which brands do you swear your allegiance to? Have you taken advantage of brand specific loyalty programs or sweepstakes and gotten anything cool?

This post brought to you by me listening to this episode of Surprisingly Awesome about frequent flyer miles, and their interview with The Pudding Guy, who flew for free for 10 years thanks to a Healthy Choice promotional loophole he took full advantage of.

https://gimletmedia.com/episode/8-freq…

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Phi…

And this Pepsi commercial that got them sued for not giving a guy his jet: