Rich Guy Likes His Battles Big

Boing Boing’s Xeni Jardin caught up with Mark Cuban recently to discuss his latest, and perhaps greatest, business challenge–building the first all-digital theater empire. Here are some excerpts from her Wired article: Getting to the Bunker, as Mark Cuban’s assistants call his underground office, means tunneling deep into the American Airlines Center, the 20,000-seat stadium […]

Caption Writing Contest

Your caption here One of the great things about a blog is the level of interaction with readers made possible by comments. AdPulp has some incredibly witty readers and to showcase that wealth of wit, we’re conducting a caption wrting contest for the above image. The best caption (as judged by yours truly) will be […]

Carnitas With Guac To Debut On PBS

Denver-based gourmet burrito purveyor, Chipotle, is making some waves on PBS with “something resembling commercials,” according to New York Times. The psuedo spots–which mock a typical PBS pledge drive–were created by TDA Advertising + Design in Boulder, CO. The spots had to toe some very fine lines. For example, the guidelines allow people in the […]

Commerce With A Dash Of Art

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Poor Darius

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A Marriage Of Social Activism And Aesthetic Innovation

from USA Today: “The world does not need another clothing line,” U2 frontman Bono pronounces. But the self-described “big-mouth Irish rock star” and his wife, Ali Hewson, are entering the fashion universe with their collection, Edun, co-created with designer Rogan. Edun’s earthy but chic duds, which are created from organic materials, are made in family-run […]

The Sweet Smell Of Success

from Promo Magazine: Country music sensation Shania Twain has teamed with Stetson Fragrances to develop and market a fragrance line. Twain is a five-time Grammy winner and the best-selling female country artist of all time. “The electricity that surrounds her stirs up emotions with heartfelt messages and moves millions of people around the world,” Marsha […]

The Official Flavor Of Fox News

from The Onion: Ben & Jerry’s, the Vermont-based ice-cream manufacturer known for its progressive social mission, held a press conference Monday to introduce a new flavor celebrating Academy Award winner Michael Moore. The Waffle Truth will honor the dynamic visionary by combining premium vanilla ice cream with strawberries, chocolate-covered waffle-cone bits, and a hint of […]

What Are We Feeding Our Young?

You know you’re old when you find it necessary to take up Sir Paul’s cause. And I’m not even from his generation, but the next. One of the Adfreakers, Mark Dolliver to be exact, posted in favor of Sir Paul’s Super Bowl halftime performance, as I did here a few days ago. Imagine my chagrin […]

Sir Paul Rock God

The NFL has come a long way in one year. They cut the Cheeze Whiz from the halftime menu and went with a live mini-concert from a rock legend, who obviously still rocks the house, or the world as the case may be. Sir Paul opened his four-song set with “Drive My Car” right into […]