Cow Shake

Earlier this summer, Hardee’s/Carls Jr. made headlines for their Carwash TV spot with Paris Hilton. But unless you are in the Midwest (for Hardee’s) or the Western US (Carl’s Jr.), you are missing some excellent creative being put out by both brands. The kind of executions that make art directors working as order-takers drool. My […]

The Really Big Ad

On the heels of this morning’s pointing to Old Navy’s new creative, AdPulp.com reader Stephen T. dropped us line for Carlton Draught’s Big Ad. Carlton’s attempt at creating viral buzz is interesting to say the least, but we find their effort over-shadowed by the use of a Java applet requiring approval to run. In today’s […]

From Desk to Dawn

Our friends at Reginald Pike pointed us to their breaking creative for Old Navy’s Back-To-School. Click the image to view the two spots. Some of the shrieks emanating from multiplexes across America this summer won’t be the result of blockbuster thrillers. Rather they will be caused by something a lot closer to home: the abject […]

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Nike: Back to their Roots

From Ad Age: Mired in a stagnant $17 billion athletic-footwear market, Nike is trying to juice up its business by launching an upscale urban fashion line. Blue Ribbon Sports, which was the original name of the company that later became Nike, has been resurrected as an urbran fashion wear line. The company has quietly introduced […]

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Gas Prices and Keeping it Green

Hawaii is on the verge of implementing a cap on gasoline prices effective September 1st, meanwhile big oil is asking for a delay. The economics of the situation are rather interest, opponents of the price cap are arguing that a mandated cap will actually result in shortages as filling stations will opt to stop selling […]

More Troubles for IPG

With the accounting issues that have plagued Interpublic Group and the loss of media-buying duties for General Motors still fresh in the rearview mirror, word out of the West Coast is that Bank of America, is spreading the RFP around. Notably to Omnicom and WPP. The is could be a disasterous loss for the troubled […]