Once upon a time in America, it made sense for restaurants to entice customers with their food. But now we live in a time of cheap production and no-cost distribution–a fact which leads to spots like this. [UPDATE] David Gianatasio of Adfreak also posted this spot and said, “This stuff is so forced and self-consciously […]
No Smoking? No Problem — Nicotine Delivery Devices Shape Shift To Fit Today’s Regulated Environments
60 Minutes ran a segment on Big Tobacco’s bet on smokeless tobacco last night. The producers found a Los Angeles hipster who smokes and uses Snus. He’s the perfect consumer from Big Tobacco’s point of view. Take a look… Watch CBS News Videos Online The fact that Camel uses the tagline “Break Free” in its […]
Back in college, I was lucky enough to score an summer internship at an agency that actually paid. I got something like $100 a week, because as I was told, the agency President believed in paying something rather than not paying at all. Hey, it was lunch and gas money, and I was grateful for […]
So, I’m driving around town yesterday and what do I see? I see a transit ad for Dave Knows Portland, a blog about Portland. Turns out, Dave’s girlfriend Heather (who is also a Portland blogger) put the ad together and purchased the media as a gift. Nice gift.
Graydon Carter, editor of Vanity Fair, loves magazines and he has little concern for their future. Writing in MediaWeek, he says: The reading business is not the same as the search-and-find business, and if you’re in the print version of the latter, on either a daily or a weekly basis, you have reason to be […]