Posts Tagged: Detroit Tigers

Video of the Week: Kid's Reaction to 'Empire Strikes Back' Reveal

Posted by in Video of the Week.

Let me start off with this disclaimer: I am not a Star Wars fan. I haven’t seen any of the movies, and I’m totally fine with that. So obviously, I am not the one who found this amusing video. Please thank sci-fi nerd Brandon Chesnutt for this discovery.

You definitely don’t have to be a Star Wars enthusiast to get a good laugh from this video. A dad recorded his son and daughter watching The Empire Strikes Back for the first time and reacting to Luke Skywalker finding out that Darth Vader is his father. The looks on the four-year-old son’s face are priceless during the revelation. He switches from astonishment, to confusion, to anger and finally to a blank stare of disbelief. He’ll fondly (or embarrassingly) look back on this when he’s older and thank his good old dad for capturing the moment on camera.

Jim Joyce Goes Viral

Posted by in Detroit, Social Media, social networking.

The Anatomy of a Feeding Frenzy If you were anywhere near a sports fan, native Detroiter, highlight reel or Sportscenter broadcast, you now likely know that Detroit Tiger Armando Galarraga was robbed of an extremely rare perfect game (never before executed by a Detroit Tigers pitcher) by a blown call on the 27th out. (Watch… Read more »

5-Year-Old Delivers Inspirational Speech

Posted by in Media Relations, Video of the Week.

It’s Tigers Opening Day in the D. The weather isn’t the greatest today, but there will still be hoards of fans downtown all day celebrating the official start of baseball season in Detroit. In honor of Opening Day, I wanted to share this video from College Humor of a 5-year-old delivering Herb Brooks’ “Miracle Speech”… Read more »

PR Disaster Du Jour

Posted by in crisis management, Detroit, Media Relations.

Another day, another Debacle in the D. The latest, Miguel Cabrera’s now public run-in with his wife, the law and booze, has put the Detroit Tigers in a disastrous PR position. Play him or sit him? Putting aside my own personal thoughts on the matter, I look at this simply from a PR standpoint. (BOR-ring,… Read more »