All Hands On The Technology

According to The New York Times, Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal & Partners and Popular Science are teamed up in an experiment meant to educate the agency and its clients on advances in communications technology. The Test Kitchen is housed in a 350-square-foot former conference room in the offices of the Media Kitchen and Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal […]

Wicked Party, But How Do We Measure It?

Metrics is the word of the day in client conference rooms and digital agencies throughout the land. But digital isn’t the only communications channel that’s being measured, or not measured, as the case may be. While client-side marketers say that measurement, evaluation and accountability are critical to measuring the success of sponsorship and event marketing […]

Brooks Brings A Bit Of Carnival To The Marathon

The Oregonian is running a feature on work Portland marketing agency, The Great Society, is doing for Brooks Sports, the athletic shoe company based in Bothell, WA. The campaign, Run Happy Cavalcade of Curiosities is a running-inspired traveling carnival in support of Brooks’ sponsorship of Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, a series of races paired with […]

Orange Is Green

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment has cooked up an eco-novelty on behalf of its client, Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. Orange Power Wellies, created in collaboration with renewable energy experts GotWind, use a unique power generating sole that converts heat from your feet into an electrical current. This “welectricity” can then be […]

In A Tough Spot? Call On Your LG Ally

Iron Man 2 opens in theaters and IMAX today and LG is ready, thanks to a little help from Young & Rubicam/New York.

For Commodities To Compete, Real Value Has To Be Found In The Brand And the Experiences It Creates

Consumer packaged goods brands are losing share to less-expensive store brands, a fact that marketing execs working at CPG companies and their partners in agencies around the globe are trying to reckon with. According to eMarketer, and its new report there’s hope for brands in online loyalty programs. In addition to regular e-mail communication, CPG […]

Human Vitality Raises The Bar Considerably

Robin Sloan of Snarkmarket believes in generative events, or events that generate media. The great virtue of events today, in the dawn­ing 2010s, is that their value seems durable in a way that the value of super-abundant copies of dig­i­tal media does not. They pro­vide “embod­i­ment,” to use Kevin Kelly’s taxonomy–and that’s some­thing you can […]

What I Miss By Not Living In the Center of the Media Universe