Archives for February 2009

Since Brands Belong To You, Go Ahead And Pull Some Cash Out

There’s more at Calros Mandelbuam’s blog and YouTube page. What there’s very little of, is biographical information. Come on people, feed The Google.

Club Coke

French DJs, Justice worked with Ed Banger Records designer So-Me to design the new Club Coke 2009 bottle. The bottle was introduced on February 11th at the VIP Room in Paris. It’s the fifth year Coke has sponsored the Club Coke program.

Wait For It…

The Karen Clifford Skin Cancer Charity is using absurdist humor–the kind that spreads rapidly over the Internet–to make a rather grizzly point. Hint: One has to click the “Start Your Free Session” button on for the full effect. [via Scamp]

Smoke On Greenville’s Water

When your brain is on fire, there’s no time for time sheets.

Digital Is

Other than anything written by Brian Morrissey, Adweek’s best offerings of late are guest editorials from people working in the salt mines. Today Spyro Kourtis, president and CEO of the Hacker Group, says he doesn’t see the need to name a Digital Agency of the Year (R/GA again). “Digital” is not a discipline or a […]

Today In Twitterverse: Search And You Shall Prosper

John Borthwick, an investor in Twitter, sees Twitter’s real time search as the stone capable of slaying Google the Search Giant. Reflecting on a three-day training session at AOL back in the day, Borthwick writes: He (Clay Christensen) said time and time again disruptive business confuse adjacent innovation for disruptive innovation. They think they are […]

Her Sponge Smells Like A Hot Dog

Virginia Heffernan is one of my favorite writers at The New York Times, along with Rob Walker and a few others. She writes for the Sunday Magazine and also keeps a blog up. Today she strolls down Facebook Update Lane. Her friend Lizzie, a poet, has a theory about this new literary form. “Unlike ALL […]

The AdPulp Interview: George Parker

George Parker is a much decorated copywriter, emerging author and one of the more colorful bloggers in western culture. He resides in Boise, Idaho but his mind and body are often elsewhere. Parker’s new book, The Ubiquitous Persuaders is billed as a “fifty year update of Vance Packard’s book The Hidden Persuaders. According to Wikipedia, […]