Archives for March 2008

Gearheads Take On VW Ads

Over at The Truth About Cars (one of my favorite non-advertising blogs), CP&B’s Volkwagen “Sign Then Drive” ad, among others for VW, is put under the microscope: Neither of these commercials tells me anything about VW cars or why I would want one. The humor is crass, insulting, and juvenile. Along with VW’s recent spate […]

Today In Twitterverse: Transculturalism

Brian Morrissey is a journalist in the employ of Adweek.

Laugh At Thyself (Or Be Laughed At)

[courtesy of Where’s My Jetpack? via The Toad Stool]

Less Is More

Media entrepreneur, Om Malik, had a heart attack three months ago. Since then, he’s quit smoking, consumed less meat and started an exercise routine. He’s also retooling how he works. Simplification Through Elimination I was reading a review of the Macbook Air over on Macworld when I realized that the machine and post-recovery me have […]

Spirit Goes For The Kinky Demographic

Where do you go after you hold a M.I.L.F. sale? Well, if you’re Spirit Airlines, here’s the next one: Having worked on more than my share of retail clients who are absolutely lifeless and humorless when it comes to sales and promotions, I dig this approach. (Thanks to The Consumerist for calling this to my […]

Social Media White FrogPaper

[Editor’s Note] This text was provided to us by StrawberryFrog. I haven’t changed it or added my thoughts. Although, I imagine I will do so in the comments here, as I hope you will. Prepared by Chip Walker, Ilana Bryant and Scott Goodson of StrawberryFrog 1. AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL MEDIA AND SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING […]

Ford Recommends BP

Ad creep comes to rental cars.

Tell A Great Story. It’s Really That Simple.

Global Director of Digital Strategies at Wieden + Kennedy, Renny Gleeson, has some important things to say about our business. He’s not the first to say them, nor will he be the last. Be that as it may, it pays to linger on some of his main points published in Creativity. A lot of agencies […]