36 Hours with Mac OS X Lion

By request, this is a cross post from my personal blog. Source is linked at the end of the post. Help, my MacBook has been iOSified. 36 hours since installing Lion, here are my quick thoughts. 1. Installed without incident on my MacBookPro, my wife’s MacBook and our MacMini. I grabbed the installer image to […]

Dear Sophie

Savvy stuff from Google with their latest TV spot for Chrome, Dear Sophie. I think it actually fails a bit in getting the message of Chrome across, with the entire focus taking place within in Gmail. But it also reinforces just how pervasive – like it or not – that Google has become in our […]

Migrating in Public

Due to a rather deep hacking incident this past Thursday, we were forced to suspend new content over the weekend and hasten our migration from Movable Type to WordPress. I’ve fended off several hacking attempts in the past on AdPulp.com, but this one was particularly deep. I have a near-OCD when it comes to data […]

Razorfish 2009 FEED Report

Editor’s Note: Here’s more information from the Razorfish report mentioned last night on AdPulp (Looks like Brian Morrissey got the report before we did). The 2009 Razorfish FEED Report is out. FEED is a snapshot of the state of connected consumers and how digital branding influences their purchasing habits. Among the points in the 2009 […]

1800 Tequila Buys Michael Imperioli A Round

1800 Tequila unleashed new TV creative today from New York’s Agent16 that features The Soprano’s Michael Imperioli. Kick Back: Shot Top The brand has scheduled air time on ESPN, Comedy Central, and others along with an online component scheduled for Sports Illustrated and Yahoo! Sports. “Kick Back” grabbed by my attention as the stronger of […]

Start your Monday with the Badger Car Salesman

These have been out for over a year, but always good for a laugh. Enjoy.

Do You Like Your Skittles Mashed?

The new Skittles.com launched last week and left the self-absorption of their own website behind to focus on the social networking aspects of the Web. The new homepage offers a widget navigation element positioned over a Twitter.com page showing real-time Tweets referencing Skittles. “Product” pages pull in content from Wikipedia, “Media” pulls in Flickr and […]

Doing Some Housecleaning

We are in the process of launching the redesigned AdPulp.com. The home page should be working as you’ve come to expect, if not quicker to load. The archives and permalink pages are in the queue and should be arriving shortly. If you find any oddities, please let me know using either the Tips link on […]

New Belgium Brewing Gives a Sip of Their Creative Process

New Belgium Brewing—a company directly responsible for the continued success of the craft brew market—gives an insightful view inside their creative process for new product launches. Their most recent offering is Giddy Up, a lemon peel brew infused with espresso. A quirky beer with an even quirkier label showcasing a rooster standing atop a horse. […]

Red Bull to Expand Into Cola Market

Not content to rest on their laurels, Red Bull appears ready to jump into the cola wars, a reader passed along a photo of a tri-fold brochure on the product: On the reverse, a list of ingredients: Coca Leaf Kola Nut Lemon/Lime Clove Cinnamon Cardamon Pine Corn Mint Galangal Vanilla Ginger Mace Cacao Licorice Orange […]