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Turning Gold Into Green

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

Michael Phelps’ million-dollar bonus for making Olympic history is chump change compared with the hundreds of millions he is expected to rake in over the course of his career. What does swimming have to do with credit cards? Visa is prepared to spend millions to convince you the answer is “a lot.”



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By voice of truth, August 21, 2008 at 12:31 pm Link to this comment

Good for him.

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By BlueEagle, August 21, 2008 at 12:50 am Link to this comment

Olympian Michael Phelps Flakes Out with Paid Endorsement of Frosted Flakes Cereal

“Super-Olympian Michael Phelps, who famously follows a horrendous junk food diet, has now signed a lucrative deal to promote Kellogg’s Corn Flakes and Frosted Flakes. In doing so, he will leverage his celebrity status to push sugary, processed foods onto a generation of children who already suffer from unprecedented rates of obesity and diabetes. Processed sugar, as you know, promotes both diseases and causes nutritional deficiencies at the same time.”

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