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The Simpsons Already Did It - HMA Public RelationsIf you are a fan of South Park, the title of this blog post will be familiar.

If you are not, SHAME ON YOU! It is a seminal, iconic program that will stand the test of time, potty jokes and all. Stop being a prude and give it a chance (especially the movie).

Anyhow, in the South Park episode titled The Simpsons Already Did It, a character named Butters dream up a series of schemes to take over the world, but realizes that each one has already been performed on The Simpsons. Being that The Simpsons came before South Park, the South Park team was both paying homage to the Simpsons for their innovation and creativity as well as stating the obvious – it is tough to reinvent the wheel week after week with new ideas.

That is how I often feel when writing blog posts.

We launched the HMA blog in late 2007 – that means Abbie, Scott and I have been dreaming up posts for eight years. Abbie even posted about having writer’s block back in January 2008 just weeks into the launch of our blog!

Stuck with a case of writer’s block myself, every idea I came up with for today’s post ended with my realization that we already wrote on that subject. Basically, The HMAers Already Did It .

So, rather than write something just to post something, I took a look of some of my fave to write the past few years – here they are! Give them another look! And yes, I can do this with everyone in the office’s blog posts in coming weeks if the writer’s block continues!

The Whole Kitten Caboodle – and Other Wrong Thing I Say (Read Here)

Tampax – and Brand Success Stories

Microsoft Word People and Excel People – Finding Harmony

Why You Need to Seek Salvageables, Not Saints or Sinners (Read here)

I hate Shrek – and Onions – but Love the Peel Story (Read here)

Abbie Knows Stuff – Learn Some of It

The Huffington Post Hates Me (and You)

Disneyland and Hunger Games are Messing Up Your Life

Name YOUR Tune

OMG – I am a Millennial? Kill Me! (Read here)

It’s a YOU Problem, Not a PR Problem (Read here)

An Actual Plan for a 5-Year Plan

Fonts Make People Crazy

Morning People versus Night Owls – Making it Work at Work

Alison Bailin
Alison Bailin
Senior Account Executive Alison has a lot to say…about pretty much everything...all the time. From the current state of public relations to the social media impact on Shark Week to crisis communications in the sports world, Alison’s blogs are focused on “amusing through her PR musings,” and then some. Check out Alison's full bio

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