eHarmony’s Sour Note

This Hanft Raboy and Partners ad for Chemistry.com is timely. Reuters is reporting that dating site eHarmony is facing legal action in California for denying lesbians and gays the right to use its service. Lawyers bringing the action on behalf of Linda Carlson are seeking to make their case into a class action lawsuit. eHarmony […]

The Courage To Act

The Wall Street Journal wants to sell its Weekend Edition. Their creative leaders campaign is intended to do just that. Here’s their pitch: Even in an industry full of radical thinking there are standouts—individuals whose ideas consistently break new ground, no matter how quickly circumstances shift. These pioneeers realize that even as the work week […]

Kraft Drops Axe. Heads Roll.

Ad Age and the Chicago Sun Times are both writing about JWT’s Chicago office today. Lewis Lazare leads with: It didn’t take long for the other shoe to drop at JWT/Chicago. Just weeks after a quarter of the agency’s staff was axed, JWT/Chicago also is jettisoning its top managers — President Ros King and executive […]

Red, White + Blue vs. Red, White + Blue

WakeUpWalMart.com has launched an advertising campaign aiming to dissuade what it calls Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s core customers — Southerners and conservative Republicans — from shopping at the retailer. WakeUpWalMart.com, which was formed two years ago by the United Food and Commercial Workers union. The UFCW’s tagline is “A Voice for Working America.” The first ad […]