Absinthe Isn’t Absent In Adland Anymore

The history of absinthe is quite an interesting and controversial one, and the drink only became legal again to import in the US in 2007–it had been banned since 1912. This week, as MediaPost reports, Lucid absinthe is making a splash in LA with a number of outdoor executions. Said Jared Gurfein, President and CEO […]

The AdPulp Poll: eBook Kickstart

After reading Chris Guillebeau’s free PDF download, “279 Nights to Overnight Success,” last week, I have to admit I’m tempted to buy one of his Unconventional Guides. I’m intrigued because I think a curated piece from AdPulp that’s affordable and portable might be well received. Of course, I’d love to know just how well received […]

Physical Comedy For The Win

Revisionist History Sells Big Macs In Belgium


Will Code For Six Figures And Six Weeks Vacation

Got digital chops? Great, your’e in high demand. According to Clickz, R/GA lists over 60 vacancies for its New York office, 13 for its San Francisco office, and nine in Chicago. “ZenithOptimedia hired around 35 staff on the digital side in 2010,” said John Nitti, the company’s SVP and Managing Director of integrated planning. “We […]

Care To Engage In Some Pre-Super Bowl Ad Hype?

Crispin’s In The Business Reengineering Business

Did you know that Yahoo has an Advertising Blog? Yes. And the latest entry therein is an interview with Andrew Keller, CEO of Crispin Porter + Bogusky. Becky Ebenkamp, Yahoo’s ad blogger, asked Keller, “What, exactly, is a modern creative agency?” As CEO, I’ve been trying more and more to put my finger on what […]