Repurposing Thoughts On Original Content

Jory Des Jardin, one of the founders of BlogHer, on the value of producing original content: I get bored with blog content that simply riffs off of other content, even though there are content providers who do very well with this tactic. Let’s be realistic: we need interpreters and evaluators of original content, but I […]

We’re Huge In Sweden

So I made my debut on Swedish National Radio today, on the show Medierna talking about the 2 Unilever ads that have quite different messages. If you’re curious, click here to listen or download the June 30th show. It’s a 30 minute show, and I appear somewhere around 26 minutes into it. But except for […]

iGot A Useless Phone, So Far

Okay, so I took off from work at 4:30 yesterday to go stand in line at the AT&T store to get an iPhone. That wasn’t bad. Got out of there at 6:45, hoping to post a shot of the AdPulp home page as it appears on my iPhone. You know, just to complete the cycle […]

Take A Peek Inside

Advertising Lab points to a new blog named for a Talking Heads’ song. Ain’t No Disco “invites agencies from across the world to show their inner sanctums.” Whilst our main focus is to showcase these interiors we also hope that this site will act as a good resource for seeking agencies of different specialties across […]

A SlideShare Find

Slide by Black Belt Jones According to Wikipedia, throughout his life Buckminster Fuller was concerned with the question “Does humanity have a chance to survive lastingly and successfully on planet Earth, and if so, how?” Considering himself an average individual without special monetary means or academic degree, he chose to devote his life to this […]

Today In Twitterville

What Ariel Waldman is talking about: Boss: “Sex is what drives the web.” Coworker to me: “And your BLOG.” Boss to me: “And your TWITTER. Twitter that, bitch!” What Steve Rubel is doing: Security at the mall is keeping us outside. Thankfully weather is fine. I feel like one of the oldest here. What Kate […]

Integrated Marketing Comes To 720 California St.

Will McGinness tears down walls for a living. Yet, he collects little dust. McGinness joinied Goodby Silverstein + Partners as Interactive Creative Director after working on the VW account at Arnold. Now, he goes by the abbreviated title of Creative Director to reinforce the fact that interactive is no longer a separate discipline at Goodby. […]

Workers At “The Journal” Flex A Little Muscle

June 28, 2007 11:00 A.M. A statement from Wall Street Journal reporters: Wall Street Journal reporters across the country chose not to show up to work this morning. We did so for two reasons. First, The Wall Street Journal’s long tradition of independence, which has been the hallmark of our news coverage for decades, is […]

People Will Scroll

The word “blog” has lost all meaning. From it’s humble beginnings as something jobless people in pajamas did, it has fractured into a million pieces before finally being co-opted by mainstream media companies. Now, more and more, a blog is a website and a website a blog. Point in case, AOL News and other AOL […]

AdPulp Fans In Sweden: Tune In On Saturday

It’s definitely not every day that I get a call from a reporter for Swedish national radio, but the other day, I did. In response to the Dove/Fair And Lovely comparison I wrote about, I was interviewed by Sara Heyman, a reporter for Sveriges Radio, Radio Sweden. I discussed the two ads and the fact […]