To Win In Vegas You Need Some Super Sharp Gear

Consumer Electronics Show, a.k.a. CES, is dominating business headlines this week, as tech companies vie for attention at this annual gathering of 100,000 plus gadget happy people. According to Los Angeles Times, the Las Vegas trade show is inundated with iPad-like tablet computers, iPhone-like smart phones and Internet-enabled televisions to rival Apple TV. There is […]

Only A Local Agent Can Do That?

Who is this tweedy Professor by the name of Nathaniel Burke? And where is this so-called University of Farmer’s located? More importantly, do they play football there? By the way, what does any of this have to do with the Wongs? Is RPA pulling a Martin Agency here by running thinly-related campaigns for their big […]

Intel’s New Core i5 Processor Answers Your Need For Speed

“The Chase,” directed by Smith & Foulkes, the award-winning directing team of Honda’s “Grrr,” and shot by Oliver Wood, the cinematographer behind the “Bourne Identity” trilogy, demonstrates the power of Intel’s new Core i5 processor by featuring a female action hero who seamlessly runs through a multitude of computer program windows and sites, from Apple’s […]

This Siren Needs No Introduction, Or Explanation For That Matter

Starbucks, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, unveiled a new logo today that brings the iconic green siren out of the circle and drops the words “Starbucks Coffee.” “Throughout the last four decades, the Siren has been there through it all,” Howard Shultz, Starbucks’ president and CEO, said. “Now, we’ve given her a small but […]

Nuclear Cities Are Funkytowns

“Energy. One Powerful Story” by Euro RSCG C&O & H5, highlights the role of energy in the progress of our civilization: the wind at the Babylonian time, hydraulics in Middle Ages, the coal in early industrial era, the oil in the twentieth century, nuclear and renewable energy today and tomorrow. The project took 10 months […]

Anti-Social Is A Non-Persuasive Position

MGH in Baltimore has an active social media presence and the agency is now using this fact against its local competition. This full page ad ran in the Baltimore Sun on Monday: Normally, I’d say number of followers is not the right metric, but for this self-promo ad it is. The numbers indicate a passion […]

Third Screen Gets Its Own Show

“The Mo Show: In Pursuit of App-iness,” created and produced by Frank Chindamo, President/CEO of Fun Little Movies, is the world’s first TV show to make sense of the hundreds of thousands of entertainment choices and apps available to mobile device users. “This half-hour nationally-syndicated entertainment newsmagazine for TV, Mobile and the Web will do […]

Why Is ze frank Pitching A Tongue Brush?

Hold it, it’s not ze frank, it’s another guy acting like ze frank. “On your tongue!” Thanks Orabrush. Share

Weak Dollar, Strong Dollar General

Discount-store operator Dollar General Corp. plans to open 625 new stores and hire more than 6,000 workers in 2011. The company said today the store openings will be in 35 states it currently operates in as well as in three new states: Connecticut, Nevada and New Hampshire. It also plans to remodel or relocate 550 […]