It’s becoming rather ubiquitous. It seems every print ad, FSI, TV spot, outdoor ad asks us to like the advertiser on Facebook. Basically they’re running an ad with a request for us to seek out their other ads. After all, that’s what their Facebook page basically is – an ad. And I have no problem […]
The Darwinism of phones.
Great book by Phil Ramone and Chuck Granata on the creative process of recording music. Find yourself in the recording studio with some classic artists including Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra.
NBC in RGB
Must’ve been one smelly shoot. Subaru ad from the Pre-Photoshop era. Agency: Levine, Huntley, Schmidt and Beaver
Crappy ad featuring the great Isaac Asimov endorsing “revolutionary” technolgy back in the 70s. Asimov is one of my all-time favorite writers. His “Foundation” and “Robot” series still hold up if you forgive some of the technology. Which you MUST considering when the books were written.
My autographed copy of Punch The Clock by Elvis Costello (vinyl of course) which I won in 1983 on WLIR by answering a trivia question. Best part is that Elvis himself announced my name on the radio as the winner. The question: What song appeared on the US release of My Aim Is True that did […]
“War Games” sequel. Where would David Lightman, the greatest computer hacking character in movie history, be today? If you’re into computers but haven’t seen “War Games” from 1983, I suggest you put it in your Netflix queue. Or better yet, illegally download it. 😉 Even though the technology in the film now seems prehistoric, it was way […]
Even the king recognizes the power of “the one”
I really liked the Sony Ericsson W580i Walkman phone.