advertising campaign http://wrvo.org en Angina, Bob Dole, and NASCAR: How Viagra solidified its role in American society http://wrvo.org/post/angina-bob-dole-and-nascar-how-viagra-solidified-its-role-american-society <p>1998 brought about many things: the invention of Google, the Monica Lewinsky scandal, the Winter Olympic Games in Japan and the film <em>Armageddon</em>. While these events took the world by storm, one little blue pill also made its way on to the scene, and has changed how Americans view sex in the 15 years since.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, sociologist Meika Loe discusses the history and the effects of the drug Viagra. Loe is an associate professor of sociology and women’s studies at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y., and the author of the book <em>The Rise of Viagra: How the Little Blue Pill Changed Sex in America.</em></p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Meika Loe.</strong></p><p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care 46121 at http://wrvo.org Angina, Bob Dole, and NASCAR: How Viagra solidified its role in American society Pro-casino coalition airs first ads http://wrvo.org/post/pro-casino-coalition-airs-first-ads <p></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:47:44 +0000 Karen DeWitt 46173 at http://wrvo.org Pro-casino coalition airs first ads Ad war starts over Cuomo's tax free zone plan http://wrvo.org/post/ad-war-starts-over-cuomos-tax-free-zone-plan <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been traveling the state, promoting his plan to create tax free business zones at college campuses. He’s also running ads, paid for by the New York State Democratic Party. Now, one of the state’s largest unions is countering that effort with its own message.<br><br>Cuomo has gathered local government leaders and business groups to the Capitol to demonstrate support for his idea to create the tax free zones at public colleges, some private universities and some state-owned properties. Fri, 31 May 2013 12:49:05 +0000 Karen DeWitt 38749 at http://wrvo.org Owens enters contest of the airwaves http://wrvo.org/post/owens-enters-contest-airwaves <p>Congressman Bill Owens has released the first television advertisement of his re-election campaign --&nbsp; a day after his Republican opponent Matt Doheny did.<br> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:28:48 +0000 Catherine Loper 24794 at http://wrvo.org Regional Congressional races take the contest to the airwaves http://wrvo.org/post/regional-congressional-races-take-contest-airwaves <p>Two of the region's most hotly contested political races have taken to the airwaves with their first television commercials.<br> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:11:43 +0000 Catherine Loper 24769 at http://wrvo.org New York to bring back iconic tourism ad campaign http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-bring-back-iconic-tourism-ad-campaign <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo is attempting to revive New York&rsquo;s iconic &quot;I Love New York&quot; tourism promotion campaign with some new ads.</p><p>The governor says the state not been aggressive enough in its promotions in recent years.</p><p>The &quot;I Love New York&quot; campaign, with its distinctive logo featuring a red heart, was a major advertising and promotional innovation in the 1970s, when it was created.&nbsp; In fact, says Governor Cuomo and his top economic development aids, it was too successful, and countless other groups and causes have adapted the now iconic image.</p><p> Thu, 31 May 2012 13:29:43 +0000 Karen DeWitt 20159 at http://wrvo.org