World, Meet Bobby Cox.

Bobby Cox began his restaurant career in 1961 by owning and operating a small snack bar in Odessa, Texas. Cox has built many successful businesses including Taco Villa, Rosa’s Caf

Calling All Alpha Females

The Women’s Presidents’ Organization and Fast Company magazine are creating an award competition for female entrepreneurs. Finalists will be chosen through an open application process by the Fast Company staff, and a panel of judges will select 25 winners. The winners will be honored at a conference in April and featured in the magazine’s May […]

Puttin’ A Fork In It

Coudal Partners is a Chicago design firm with a fantastic blog. Now, they’re using said blog to provide an essential public service by launching the totally viral SHHH campaign. SHHH stands for Society for Handheld Hushing. For your own stash of “Shut the ____ Up” cards, go directly to Coudal dot com and download their […]

Christopher Carfi Gets Real

Christopher Carfi has this to say about Real Networks: “How does a company that brutalizes customers, ruins desktops, forces actions, and bombards users with phony upgrade messages stay around? I personally have given up, written off, and completely exorcised Real from my online existence. The only time within recent memory that I’ve interacted with them […]

Star In Your Own iPod Ad For Only $19.95

When an ad campaign becomes part of popular culture, you know it’s big. Much bigger than any industry award will ever reveal. In case there was any doubt about TBWA Chiat/Day accomplishing this with their visually arresting work for Apple’s iPod, we now have proof of the campaign’s deep impact. “Transform your photos into colorful […]

Greed And Stupidity Rear Their Ugly Heads

Warning: what you are about to read is seriously messed up and may cause undue agitation. Forbes is conducting a contest whereby they get free work from the ad community. We invite you and your agency to participate in a contest to create the online ads for this promotion

Big Pimpin’ Shawn Carter Is Ghetto Fabulous

from The New York Times: Rap star Jay-Z has agreed to become the president of Universal Music Group’s Def Jam Recordings label. The appointment puts the hip-hop label in the hands of one of rap’s biggest-selling artists. Universal, part of Vivendi Universal, will give Jay-Z, who has little corporate experience, the vacant top job at […]

You Don’t Need To Be A Winner To Be A Winner

Team value in millions 1. L.A. Lakers $510 2. New York Knicks $494 3. Dallas Mavericks $374 4. Houston Rockets $369 5. Chicago Bulls $368 6. Detroit Pistons $363 7. Phoenix Suns $356 8. Philadelphia 76ers $342 9. Boston Celtics $334 10. Sacramento Kings $330 Apparently, owning the real estate you play in and playing […]

Fallon Puts “Happy Holidaze” To Bed

Thanks to Fallon’s New York office, one p.c. term for the holidaze has been replaced by another much longer and more difficult to say p.c. term. To support Virgin Mobile, Fallon whipped up the “Chrismahanukwanzakah” moniker, appealing to all religious sects in one multiple syllable word. The seasonal campaign features greeting cards, designed by British […]

Same Clique, New Year.

Is it any wonder the CA Advertising Annual arrives during the holiday season? Mine arrived today via the postal service. Same cast of characters as always. You don’t even need to study it. Put the $24 (newstand price) towards some whiskey, is my advise. Or beer, if you favor malt beverages. Crispin Porter + Bogusky, […]