This video below is better after you stretch your mind a bit. So here’s some poetry. Poetry Is a Destructive Force by Wallace Stevens That’s what misery is, Nothing to have at heart. It is to have or nothing. It is a thing to have, A lion, an ox in his breast, To feel it […]
I’ve worked at a high tech B2B agency, a big sales promotion agency, general market agencies, and an event marketing agency that operates like a design shop. I’ve never worked for a digital agency, although I’m certainly open to it. Here’s what Robert Rasmussen, newly named ecd innovation at Bartle Bogle Hegarty/New York thinks about […]
You may have heard that Black Friday was a particularly dark day for Wal-Mart. A contract worker at a Wal-Mart store on Long Island was trampled to death in a stampede for low priced merchandise. Consequently,
Brand Flakes for Breakfast points to this Pepsi Max campaign posted on AdGoodness. The works comes from BBDO, Düsseldorf. A person named “scarabin” commenting on AdGoodness says, “this is FUCKED UP. there are 35,000 suicides in america each year. this is an incredibly callous way to sell a can of soda.” Agreed, but this creative […]
Fake Dan Wieden started following me on Twitter today. Wouldn’t it be great if the real Dan Wieden was behind the Fake Dan Wieden?
Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses is taking legal action against Dr. Pepper. The singer is upset about the soda makers botched giveaway associated with the release of his band’s “Chinese Democracy” album. According to Ad Age, Rose’s lawyer Alan Gutman “pounced on the soft-drink marketer, claiming it failed to deliver on its promise to […]
Finally, a brand may be doing something useful in the outdoor space. From The New York Times: In the latest example of a trend that is becoming increasingly popular on Madison Avenue, heated air will descend from the roofs of 10 bus shelters in Chicago, courtesy of the Stove Top brand of stuffing sold by […]