When a brand like MasterCard, blessed with a legendary ad campaign wants to do a promotion, it better be good. By good, I mean something other than a trip to Disney World. Thankfully, MasterCard, with the help of McCann Erickson, has found a way to elevate the form with its new “Search” promotion. Sealed envelopes […]
According to Ad Age, Molson-Coors and Diageo are pouring Canadian ad dollars into a fledgling video network that broadcasts directly to bars. The Bar Channel broadcasts programming via closed-circuit internet to subscriber bars. Bar Channel’s offerings include short clips of bloopers, extreme sports, scantily clad women and other standard bar fare, set inside a rail […]
Have you seen Denny’s new ad with Tony Sirico, channeling his Sopranos persona Paulie “Walnuts,” paying for a fast food breakfast with phony money? So, how would you rate that ad on a scale of 1 – 10? More importantly, what criteria did you use to arrive at your decision? I have my own list, […]
One may purchase this image on a t-shirt thanks to the good people at Wire & Twine. [via Merlin Mann's Tumblr page]
Who says clients don’t care about awards? I came across this press release for the Tootie Pie Company: The Tootie Pie Company, Inc., a premium baker and seller of high-quality, handmade pie, announces that its product packaging was awarded a 2008 Gold ADDY® by the San Antonio Advertising Federation. This top award qualifies the packaging […]
Kevin Kelley, founding executive editor of Wired magazine, and a former editor/publisher of the Whole Earth Catalog, has some deep thoughts about getting paid in a time where content is increasingly free. When copies are free, you need to sell things which can not be copied. Well, what can’t be copied? There are a number […]
Anil Dash works at Six Apart. The funny thing about Anil’s tweet is the fact that “Dashes” is a clever twist.
In anticipation of the web show quarterlife’s network debut on NBC (premiere episode on Tuesday, Feb. 26 10/9c) and MTV (premiere on the afternoon of the 26th), New Tee Vee spoke to series creator Marshall Herskovitz and star Bitsie Tulloch. Herskovitz says, “I’m on the site literally 15 times a day and I’m reading every […]