Wieden + Kennedy is a powerful force in the city of Portland. One might argue the agency is now an institutional anchor, the way a school might otherwise be. Given the important place W+K occupies in Portland, I’ve been intent on finding out what the “town-gown” relations are like. Do puny men in Nikes tangle […]
The corporate naming game has run amok for years, but the recent name change from “Sears Tower” to “Willis Tower” in Chicago has touched a nerve. Or 96,814 nerves, as the case may be–that’s how many people on Facebook don’t like the idea. Another 48,747 on ItstheSearsTower.com have signed a petition to bring back the […]
Meme Huffer points to this long form beer ad from Droga5: It’s funny because it abuses all types of men under the banner of inclusiveness. You don’t see that everyday, and even if you did, you wouldn’t normally raise a glass to it.
Imagine with me a world where first the class cabin is reserved for society’s saints. Don’t say it could never happen. Social revolts can come from anywhere at any time. And the impetus to reward the better among us is already apparent. Take Sage Hospitality’s “Give A Day, Get A Night” promotion, where people who […]