Butler Shine’s Influx Insights features a write up on Paragraph, a new work space for writers. Their interest is centered around the idea of cultural hubs and how brands might benefit from the creation of such places. In the case of Paragraph, it’s not a brand, but an entrepreneurial team of writers behind the launch […]
Ok, I watched the President’s speech last night. Did anybody else cringe when he said this: Many families were separated during the evacuation, and we are working to help you reunite. Please call 1-877-568-3317, that’s 1-877-568-3317, and we will work to bring your family back together, and pay for your travel to reach them. You […]
“A savory sherry cream sauce, fresh mushroom and parmesan with egg noodles.” -Noodles Dooce: Tonight Jon indulged me and instead of having to throw yet another frozen Costco dinner into the oven we drove to Noodles and Co. to secure an edible meal. When people ask me if I cook I say, yes, I do, […]
Adweek: Creature in Seattle is Burgerville-izing Shakespeare for the Vancouver, Wash.-based restaurant chain. This past weekend and next, the independent agency is producing “Shakes in the Park,” an outdoor theater series in Portland, Ore., in which Burgerville’s signature huckleberry milkshake will serve as protagonist (and complimentary snack) in 20-minute adaptations of As You Like It […]
Thanks to Adverblog for sharing this visually dominant ad from Biedermann/McCann-Erickson (Paraguay). After all, what’s pizza without Coke?
Podcatsing and blogs are getting all the love right now, but let’s nto overlook Wiki as a premium vehicle for discussing brands. nanoSpot, a new Wiki creating community around Apple’s new iPod nano is a classic example of a customer generated media exchange. And while customer generated is the ideal, there’s no reason a brand […]
Adweek is running an article revealing just how many agency folk reached out to help Trumpet, a New Orleans agency displaced by Katrina. About half of Trumpet Advertising’s staff is operating from space in the Blattner Brunner/SRC offices in Atlanta. Trumpet also received offers of assistance from other agencies. Young & Laramore in Indianapolis offered […]