Archives for 2008

Thanks Matt!

Karsh\Hagan Senior Copywriter, Matt Ingwalson, named his year-end ad industry favorites and we are honored to be included in his list. National ad blog of 2008: I keep thinking about deleting AdPulp from my feeds. And then I notice that I bookmark it constantly. Matt also likes The Denver Egotist (who doesn’t?), The Barbarian Group, […]

Steffan Postaer Bought An Ad Here, Now It’s Your Turn

Steffan asked me if his ad buy would prevent us from covering him on the editorial side of the site. I said no, it wouldn’t. Frankly, I don’t live in that world of traditional advertising/editorial separation native to mainstream media. Nor does AdPulp. Some might fault me for it, and that’s fine, but I like […]

Michael Arrington Doesn’t Even Own Any Pajamas

Aussie technologist, Elias Bizannes, wrote a fascinating piece on what makes Michael Arrington and his TechCrunch brand so damn popular and successful. image courtesy of Laughing Squid Others have told about Arrington’s workaholic tendencies and drive. Bizannes breaks it down in the following manner: Arrington’s background as a corporate lawyer and entrepreneur helped provide unprecedented […]

Listening to Lessig

Stanford Law professor and copyright law expert, Lawrence Lessig, appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross on Monday to promote his new book, Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy. It’s a 37-minute segment with lots of interesting information. At 17:19 in, Lessig says, “The question is whether copyright is creating […]

There’s No Such Thing As Clean Coal, But There Could Be Someday, Says Obama

The coal industry has a new spokesman–America’s next President, Barack Obama. Without a doubt he said we can find a way to make it work. However, I doubt he knew he’d become a centerpiece in an ad campaign that’s bound to infuriate the environmentalists who voted for him.

Red Trucks Turning Green

Coca-Cola Enterprises chairman John Brock spoke to Knowledge@Wharton about several subjects. One that I want to highlight is the company’s use of hybrid delivery trucks. We’ve got the largest fleet of large-scale, hybrid electric trucks, 142 of them, of any company in the world. And we’ve had ten here in Philadelphia, we’ve got ten in […]

Money Is A Print Medium

David Carr of The New York Times shares a quaint story about a small newspaper making its way in the world with no help whatsoever from the web. TriCityNews of Monmouth County, N.J., is prospering precisely because it aggressively ignores the Web. “Why would I put anything on the Web?” asked Dan Jacobson, the publisher […]

Type It Eco-Friendly

So yesterday, when I visited one of my big clients, it turned out that as part of a “green” initiative, they decided to eliminate the sign-in sheets at the front desk to save paper. If you’re also looking to save resources any way you can, try Ecofont, the new font with little clear circles inside […]