Willie Nelson Covers Coldplay For Chipotle

Chipotle is committed to sustainable farming. Willie Nelson is committed to sustainable farming. So it makes sense to feature Nelson covering Coldplay in this new stop-motion animated short film called “Back to the Start” that depicts a farmer’s journey to sustainable farming. The two-minute film will appear on nearly 5,700 movie theater screens in advance […]

Latter-day Saints Are All Business, With A Side of Politics for Good Measure

I used to live in Salt Lake City, where I worked for a Mormon-owned and run ad agency*. Not for long, mind you, but long enough to get a solid glimpse, and an understanding that the faith is loaded with advertising, PR and marketing talent. Now, as two Mormon candidates are making a run for […]

Please Mr. Postman

In today’s political climate, government waste is a big red bullseye. To get that target off their chest, the American Postal Workers Union is running an educational commercial about where the U.S.P.O. gets its funding. Personally, I find it sad that postal workers feel the need to defend themselves in this way. They may not […]

Actress Nikki Reed Drops An Idea That Doesn’t Stink

I give a shit about Whales. Big time. Thankfully, there’s a new fauxganization that’s encouraging me and you to Give a Shit (GaS). Some of you may be wondering why such a noble experiment has to resort to bad language. “We’re not offended by bad language,” according to give-a-shit.org. “We’re offended by billions of people […]

Hungry Seniors Is Elder Abuse

Despite the extraordinary wealth in this nation, six million senior citizens in the U.S. “face the threat of hunger,” according to AARP. Yes, our priorities are way out of line… As you can see, AARP teamed up with four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon for its Drive to End Hunger, the first cause-based sponsorship in […]

Sukle Rolls Out “The Goodwill Effect”

Sukle, the small Denver shop that continually cranks out high quality campaigns, is debuting new work for Goodwill Industries. “The ultimate socially responsible retailer has an exciting story to tell and we’re just beginning to tell it,” according to the agency’s blog. via: The Denver Egotist

Saving Energy Saves You Money

U.S. Department of Energy and the Ad Council today launched a national consumer education campaign to help consumers save money on utility bills. Created pro bono by Austin-based advertising agency GSD&M, the public service advertisements aim to help consumers save money on their energy bills by doing things such as sealing leaks in their homes […]

Bring Your Big Ideas To Boulder

Do you have a big idea that will change the world for the better? Do you have the support you need to bring it to life? If you answered yes to the former and no to the latter, you’ll want to be in Boulder on August 19th. That’s the day budding social entrepreneurs will have […]

From The Heart Of Compton

Court Crandall’s next film, a documentary about hope and community at Compton High School, is receiving massive press attention, largely do to an unscripted plot twist. At the center of the film is a free throw shooting contest, where the winner is awarded $40,000 in college tuition money. The contest, open to Compton High students […]

Are You Feeling Naked Before Your Bank?

I don’t know why, but physical comedy is almost always funny. Take this new spot for Affinity Plus Credit Union from Risdall Marketing Group and Director Matt Pittroff. While losing your shirt to a bank that’s “too big to fail” is far from funny, losing your pants and underpants is another matter.