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.