A bunch of years ago, Creativity Magazine used to feature the “Cliff Freeman Komedy Korner.” They’re not as talked about as they used to be, but they’re trying to get back in the groove: Tom Christmann, the agency’s recently appointed Executive Creative Director and heir-apparent to ueber-creative Cliff Freeman himself, has strengthened his creative team […]
My view of Denver is skewed from growing up in Nebraska and the fact that I twice lived there. I see it as a place where Neal Cassady was at home. Not as a cow town, by any stretch. Yet this poster from Colorado designers Idaho Stew has stirred some to suggest the image reinforces […]
“A touch of gray kind of suits you anyway” -Robert Hunter Just for Men is using music from Cream and a product name from Grateful Dead to sell aging hippies (who long ago became something else) on artificial hair color. I hardly know where to begin with this, it’s so far beyond bad. [via Make […]
Belarusian fashion model, Maryna Linchuk, is one of The Gap’s new stylemakers, joining Liv Tyler, Scott Schuman, Chanel Iman, Clemence Poesy and others in the fashion brand’s latest print campaign. See FabSugar for more images, or Ad Age for some of the business thinking behind the approach.
With the news that Enfatico employees had to replace their Macs with Dells for Michael Dell’s visit, I was reminded of the time I worked for a Pepsi agency, and in my first week on the job some Jr. AE bitched at me about having a Dr. Pepper. I didn’t work on Pepsi at the […]
Examples of advertainment or brand-sponsored entertainment are cropping up at a regular interval now. Could it be, brands–consumer and B2B–are ready to embrace this form of content full on? I think yes, especially when you factor in the internet as an affordable distribution channel for the content. Navistar International Corporation, which markets a new long-haul […]