This Week In Advertising

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.” -Nathaniel Hawthorne

This week in advertising thousands of ad people returned to their desks after a five-day sojourn to Austin, Texas. In other news…

  • TED believes it has collected some ads worth spreading.
  • Fitzroy Amsterdamsells Ben & Jerry’s Greek-style Frozen Yogurt to the stoned and hungry people of The Netherlands.
  • FCB is FCB again.


  • “This new lamb burger in my starboard hand is top notch.” New work for BK from Colenso BBDO and director Nick Ball.
  • Red Fuse/NY and Kaboom’’s Erik Moe have made a digital series for Colgate to entertain and inform parents about oral health care for their kids.
  • Chili’s has a purpose beyond profit.
  • POSSIBLE in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) seeks to bring art to a broader audience by launching ART140, a website showcasing iconic pieces of art from MoMA’s collection.
  • Do you make brilliant radio commercials? Outstanding. Win a Mercury! Entry deadline is April 1, 2014.

Previously on AdPulp: This Week in Advertising



About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.