> The Wall Street Journal has the full story and multimedia treatment on ousted Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich. But this is the thing I find intriguing. He used his office improperly. But how common is this “crime” in corporate environments? That it’s common doesn’t make it right, but will you agree that it’s all too […]
Macon Phillips, the Director of New Media for the White House, is ushering in change already. Millions of Americans have powered President Obama’s journey to the White House, many taking advantage of the internet to play a role in shaping our country’s future. WhiteHouse.gov is just the beginning of the new administration’s efforts to expand […]
America is about to break with tradition by inaugurating a black President, but some traditions need to stay in place, like hat wearing. According to HatforObama, a promotional site from Stetson, Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson, Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush are all Stetson men. The hope is Obama will […]
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.
Given that it’s a new day in America and a season for change, it’s high time the two parties reinvent their mascots. And PoliticalCritter.org from Marlin & Co. in Springfield, MO is the vehicle for mascot change. Chris Rock of Marlin, and a former colleague of mine in Denver says, “Political Critter was something we […]
Regular readers of AdPulp know we’ve covered a lot of politics this year. I personally followed it all closely this year, and so it seeps through onto this blog. But I think the 2008 election has been the biggest marketing event I’ve ever seen, and there are plenty of lessons consumer marketers and advertising people […]
Microsoft has its take on the “I’m a Mac” ads, and so does Vote No on Prop 8. [via Mickipedia]
Adweek’s critic Barbara Lippert was “moved” by the 30-minute “O-mercial” that 33.5 million Americans voluntarily watched on Wednesday night. As a narrator, he has an amazingly mellifluous voice, and his prodigious ability to read a script or speak off the cuff all blended into one continuous, very personal message. He used the stories of four […]