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Foodie News Games: What is Wrong With This Press Release

I® love press releases. I® get bazillions of them everyday. I® read them all. This one caught my eye and I® thought about doing a funny bit on Oscar-watching parties. Here is the full release:

February 22, 2010
MEDIA ALERT…MEDIA ALERT
OSCAR’S PARTY KIT
Throw Your Own Oscar® Viewing Party

http://www.oscars.org/partykit

Provide your readers, viewers and listeners with insider tips on how to throw an award-winning Oscar viewing party at home!
Download Oscar® ballots, party play-along games, recipes, cocktails ideas and much more – invite your family and friends.
Event producer Cheryl Cecchetto shows you the “10 Must Haves” for throwing an awarding-winning party.
Master Chef Wolfgang Puck cooks and provides you with delicious and easy-to-make-at-home recipes.
Executive Pastry Chef Sherry Yard shows you how to bake a yummy dessert.
Moët & Chandon, the exclusive champagne of the 82nd Academy Awards®, provides a special cocktail that will wow your guests.

http://www.oscars.org/partykit

The cooking/planning demonstrations are available in broadcast quality formats upon request.

I® am sure Sherry Yard’s desserts are yummy but there is one detail missing from this notice, and without it, nobody can throw a proper Oscar-watching party. Go Dishers, give ‘em hell.

2 comments on “Foodie News Games: What is Wrong With This Press Release

  1. The editor in me can’t get past the “awarding-winning Oscar viewing party.”
    They even have that on the website….