CatchThis Blog / best names of the decade

Laurel Sutton

January 11, 2010

I was lucky enough to be interviewed on CKTB by the wonderful Tim Denis about the best and worst names of the decade (following up on our list which I blogged here). Thanks to Mike Saunders for setting it up, and Tim Denis for being a great host. Pen Island! Bwahahaha!

Mark Skoultchi

October 27, 2008

BlackBerry, Apple, Macintosh – Some of the most successful product names and company names have unexpected roots. How do you reconcile the tart sweetness of blackberries picked on a lazy summer afternoon with a multitasking cell phone? At first glance, product names and company names like BlackBerry and Apple have nothing to do with the […]

Laurel Sutton

December 20, 2004

Did you know? “Jon Stewart — The name of this extremely popular comedian illuminates some of the contradictions of American culture in 2004.  A comic who makes frequent reference to his Jewish ancestry in his humor, Jon Stewart was born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz in 1962.  He legally changed his name to Jon Stewart, his stage […]