When I was in high school, I took a number of electives that pointed toward my current career: Art. Creative Marketing. Motion Picture Workshop. Television. Journalism. Sociology. Creative Writing. One particular assignment from my Creative Writing class stands out. INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING A PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY SANDWICH Sounds rather childish. My classmates probably thought it was […]
THE CRYING INDIAN* Classic PSA that ran endlessly in the 70’s. Although I don’t remember them displaying their url at the end. *before the coining of the politically correct “Native American” (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
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Wi-Fry. So damn simple and brilliant. I’m lovin’ it.
http://goo.gl/TKaWZ ADWEEK critic Barbara Lippert argues that in this recessionary economy, infomercials tap into to the basic American spirit of hope and the need for self-reinvention in a uniquely positive and powerful way.
Students have always faced distractions and time-wasters. But computers and cellphones, and the constant stream of stimuli they offer, pose a profound new challenge to focusing and learning. http://goo.gl/2h6NX
http://www.demoslam.com/#/slams/n3s8UzAmvDc A whole lotta fun with user-generated product demos.Best use of Tom Lehrer music ever!
The Pernicious Effects of Advertising and Marketing Agencies Trying To Deliver User Experience Design But I just couldn’t. It engaged (not enraged) me. It’s about the changing tide of traditional ad agencies for user experience firms. And yes, the tides they are-a-changing. The writer has venom in his pen blood. He shows a lot of disdain […]
I set my DVR for Art & Copy on The Independent Lens. What a terrific look at the world of advertising. The emphasis was on breakthrough work. Not once were awards mentioned. The legends interviewed really have passion for doing highly creative and effective advertising. What a body of work among them. Well, most of […]
The Facebook status? The one that says nice things about your friends? The one that can raise your self esteem if your friends say nice things about you? The ones that I noticed on my kids’ walls? The ones they don’t feel like talking about when I ask about it? Yeah, I’ve seen them. Why? […]