Gratuitous Use of Children In An Ad (But It’s For A Good Casue)

When moms took on drunk drivers during the Reagan years, they made a big difference. Now, Moms Against Climate Change, a Canadian advocacy organization, wants to make a similar impact on behalf of kids (and we’re all someone’s kid). Share

Whatever The Lie, It Will Be Told As Long As We Have The 1st Amendment And Rich Guys Willing To Pay For A Soap Box

When does advocacy work cross the line and become propoganda? I don’t know, but I know it when I see it. Excuse me? Legions of rational minds disagree. With the help of The Washington Post, Eric Berger, a science writer at the Houston Chronicle draws a straight line from the sham known as CO2isGreen to […]

Rich Media for Poor Kids

Every year a different Chicago ad agency takes up Off the Street Club’s cause. This year it’s Euro RSCG’s turn and Steffan Postaer is stoked. …if you go to offthestreetclub.org videos of these delightful kids and staff as well as other surprises await you. You can actually pull children off the street and put them […]

Radio Free Lexington Needs 200 Large To Spread The Jams

[Brought to you by The Society for Better Listening (a figment of AdPulp’s imagination)] Share

This Is Rich: CEO Reveals His Political Leanings, Shocks His Customers In The Process

Whole Paycheck CEO, John Mackey, wrote an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal about the dangers of Obama’s health care reform plan and now his liberal-minded customers are pissed. Mackey argues: While we clearly need health-care reform, the last thing our country needs is a massive new health-care entitlement that will create hundreds of billions […]

Americans (Sick and Well, Rich and Poor) Deserve Better (Pricing, Care and Answers)

The heath care debate is getting nasty. I suppose that happens when there’s a lot at stake. I could say something about the fraying of civic life in America, but that would be too obvious (and off point). So, let’s address advertising’s role in fomenting this civic unrest. Here’s a hard-hitting ad from Americans for […]